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The earliest Graeco-bactrian and Graeco-indian coins

Barclay V. Head

The earliest Graeco-bactrian and Graeco-indian coins

by Barclay V. Head

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ISBN 100890053898
OCLC/WorldCa234308473

  The Greco-Bactrian kingdom refers to several dynasties and probably kingdoms of Greco-Macedonian monarchs who ruled over Bactria from to BCE.. Foundation. The Greco-Bactrian kingdom appeared in BCE, when the satrap Diodotos (or Theodotus in Latin) rebelled against his Seleucid ruler, Antiochos II, knowing that Antiochus was occupied struggling against the Ptolemies in Author: Antoine Simonin. Get this from a library! The earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins,. [Barclay V Head].

The coins of the Greek and Scythic kings of Bactria and India in the British Museum / by Percy Gardner The earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins / [Barclay V. Head] Catalogue of coins in the Provincial Museum Lucknow: coins of the Mughal emperors.   The earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins by Barclay Vincent Head 3 editions - first published in

ANCIENT NUMISMATICS. PAQE The Earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian Coins. By Barclay V. Head, , D.C.L The Mint at Babylon: A Rejoinder. By Dr. F. Imhoof-Blumer 17 Notes on Coin-collecting in Mysia. By F. W. Hasluck, M.A.. 26 Hair-dressing of Roman Ladies as illustrated on Coins. By Lady Evans, M.A Roman Medallions in the. A collection of papers on Graeco-Bactrian, Indo-Greek and punch-marked coins found in Afghanistan. It includes discoveries in Ai Khanoum, the Graeco-Bactrian site excavated by the French Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan between and


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‘ The earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins ’, Numismatic Chronicle4 6 () Hegyi, D. ‘ The historical background of the Ionian revolt ’, Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientarum Hungaricae 14. Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Ancient Civilizations # in World Coins Collecting # in Ancient History (Books)Author: Osmund Bopearachchi.

Bopearachhi is organized on the same pattern: a historical commentary about foreign powers in ancient northern India, from the Bactrian Greeks untill the time of the early Kushans followed by a precise catalogue presenting Greek, Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek, Indo-Scythian, Indo-Parthian, and early Kushan coins (in fact, more than specimens).Cited by: 3.

Glenn () ‘Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins: A Bibliography The earliest Graeco-bactrian and Graeco-indian coins book the Numismatics of the Hellenistic Far East’.

5 Achaemenids to the eighth century AD. Cribb’s analysis is framed in his concept of a ‘coinage tradition’, which allows the numismatic evidence to be studied in File Size: KB. The Coin Galleries: Index of Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins. Please select the gallery you wish to view: (or start with the pre-Seleucid page and click "Next" on each page to see all the galleries sequentially) c.

BCE: c. BCE: c. 90 BCE - 20. A catalogue of the American Numismatic Society's collection of Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins. A well organized catalogue providing plates of the coins on one page, and the text, containing solely numismatic data, on the following page/5(3). One of the last Greco-Bactrian kings, Agathocles of Bactria (ruled – BC), issued remarkable Indian-standard square coins bearing the first known representations of Indian deities, which have been variously interpreted as Vishnu, Shiva, Vasudeva, Buddha or l: Bactra, Alexandria on the Oxus.

Some of the earliest Greek coinage struck in Baktria is attributed to the mint of Ai Khanoum, a “lost city” rediscovered only in [2]. Gold staters and silver tetradrachms were issued in the name of Antiochus I, son of Seleucus. Around BCE, the satrap Diodotus, followed by his son Diodotus II, Author: Mike Markowitz.

This book deals with the remarkable story of the Graeco-Bactrian and GraecoIndian peoples who interacted, and gradually became integrated, with the peoples and cultures of India.

Until this book, the advanced study of this remarkable episode in the ancient history of Asia had been confined to European scholars. Athenian tetradrachms of the ‘old style’ also penetrated into the countries north of the Indus, as is proved by the provenance of nu- merous specimens; and when the supply of these began to fail, they were copied with various modifications of type and symbol by native moneyers before the Macedonian conquest (B.

Head, ‘Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins,’ Num. Chron.,pp. The kingdom was founded when the Graeco-Bactrian king Demetrius invaded the subcontinent early in the 2nd century BC. The Greeks in the Indian Subcontinent were eventually divided from the Graeco-Bactrians centered in Bactria (now the border between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan), and the Indo-Greeks in the present-day north-western Indian languages: Greek (Greek alphabet).

The rarity of the appearance of Greco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek kingdoms in ancient literature is one of the reasons why those states are so little-known today.

Indo-Greek literature did exist, but none has been found that speaks about the Greco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek : Antoine Simonin. A catalogue of the American Numismatic Society's collection of Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins.

A well organized catalogue providing plates of the coins on one page, and the text, containing solely numismatic data, on the following page. Bopearachhi is organized on the same pattern: a historical commentary about foreign powers in ancient northern India, from the Bactrian Greeks untill the time of the early Kushans followed by a precise catalogue presenting Greek, Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek, Indo-Scythian, Indo-Parthian, and early Kushan coins (in fact, more than specimens).

Documentos semelhantes a The earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins / [Barclay V. Head] Anterior no carrossel Próximo no carrossel The coinage of Lydia and Persia, from the earliest times to the fall of the dynasty of the Achaemenidae / by Barclay V.

Head. Bopearachchi/Pieper = O. Bopearachchi and Wilfried Pieper, Ancient Indian Coins, Brepols, Turnhout () Cribb = Joe Cribb, 'The Greek Kingdom of Bactria, its Coinage and Collapse,' Afghanistan Ancien Carrefour Entre L'Est Et L'Ouest: Actes Du Colloque International, Musee Archeologique Henri-Prades-Lattes - Mai,Brepols ().

fcy1) bactria, menander, circa bc, ae square unit 13 x mm, grams, elephant's head right, rev. club upwards, with kharosthi inscription; searsng ans f. For about a century (B.C. ) the coins of the independent Bactrian kingdom follow the Attic standard and are purely Hellenic in character, the portraits of the kings are strikingly realistic, and the figures of the various Greek divinities which form the reverse types betray the skilful hand of the Greek artist.

Greek civilization in Bactria was overwhelmed towards the end of the first. coins are, however square or rectangular also. S.R. Goyal opines that Apollodotus and Philoxenus issued some square silver drachums probably as a result of Indian influence.'^ Coins of Ancient India, shows that there is no similarity between Greek coin on the one hand and punch-marked coins, which shows the earliest coinage of India, on the other.

Graeco-Bactrian & Indo-Greek coins online. Find the best selection from the most respected coins dealers around the world. Visit Now!. The two best scholarly overview books about ancient Greek-era coins in my view are Colin M.

Kraay's Archaic and Classical Greek Coins and Otto Mørkholm's Early Hellenistic Coinage from the Accession of Alexander to the Peace of Apamaea ( BC). Many other books as well as journal articles deal with narrower areas.Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins Hardcover – Dec 1 Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review; Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?Author: Osmund Bopearachchi.Bopearachhi is organized on the same pattern: a historical commentary about foreign powers in ancient northern India, from the Bactrian Greeks untill the time of the early Kushans followed by a precise catalogue presenting Greek, Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek, Indo-Scythian, Indo-Parthian, and early Kushan coins (in fact, more than specimens).Author: Osmund Bopearachchi.