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earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins

Barclay Vincent Head

earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins

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Published by Argonaut in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Numismatics -- India,
  • Coins, Indic

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Barclay V. Head
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16522537M


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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.

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.

The policy initiated by Agathocles was followed by Menander. It is generally accepted that Menander was married to Agathocleia, probably a sister or daughter of Agathocles.

After Menander there began the process of decline and fall of the Graeco. Glenn () ‘Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins: A Bibliography of 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 a grounded Size: KB.

It also includes the handy and useful Coin-types of the Indo-Greek Kings (published already 3 times). There is a consolidated Bibliography at the end along with few maps and illustrative plates.

This book deals with the remarkable story of the Graeco-Bactrian and GraecoIndian peoples who interacted, and gradually became integrated, with the. 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 CE: pre-Seleucid (before BCE) INDO-GREEK KINGS. 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.

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. 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 states. Classical authors tell us very little about Indo-Greek Author: Antoine Simonin. 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 Coins of the Greek and Scythic Kings of Bactria and India in the British Museum. London, (reprint ). Guillaume, Olivier (ed). Graeco-Bactrian and Indian Coins from Afghanistan.

Oxford Author: Mike Markowitz. The Indo-Greek or the Graeco-Indian Kingdom was established around BC when the Graeco-Bactrian king Demetrius invaded the Indian subcontinent. Initial presence of Greeks in India After Alexander invaded the northwest part of the subcontinent, one of his generals, Seleucus Nicator, founded the Seleucid Empire.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Vols. have title: Catalogue of the coins pt. The coins of the Mogul emperors of Indiapt. Miscellaneous Muhammadan coinspt. Graeco-Bactrian and other ancient coinspt. Miscellaneous coinsPages: Graeco-Bactrian & Indo-Greek coins online.

Find the best selection from the most respected coins dealers around the world. Visit Now. 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).

Before, however, I describe any of these coins I may here remark that, after a careful study of the fabric of the famous unique dekadrachm, showing on one side a This content downloaded from on Sun, 29 Jun PM All use subject to JSTOR Terms and Conditions GRAECO-BACTRIAN AND GRAECO-INDIAN COINS.

SNG ANS 9 = Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum - The Collection of the American Numismatic Society - Part 9: Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins, American Numismatic Society, New York () Smith, R. = R. Morton Smith, Kings and Coins In India - Greek and Saka Self-Advertisement, Harman Publishing House, New Delhi ().

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).Pages: 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.

Get this from a library. The earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian coins. [Barclay V Head]. 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. 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.

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 Author: Antoine Simonin. 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. ANCIENT NUMISMATICS. PAQE The Earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian Coins.

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By Lady Evans, M.A Roman Medallions in the. Smith, V. Catalogue of Coins in the Indian Museum. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Denmark, The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals, Danish National Museum, Volume 7: Cyprus to India.

(New Jersey, ). Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, The Collection of the American Numismatic Society, Part 9: Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins.

(New York. 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.

"The Earliest Graeco-Bactrian and Graeco-Indian Coins", Numismatic Chronicle () "Ephesian Tesserae", Numismatic Chronicle () "British Museum: Coins discovered in the British Museum Excavations at Ephesus" (The Archaic Artemisia) (). Bactria, Bactria MA Coin shops.

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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.

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B.C.), a Greek dynasty maintained itself in the Kabul Valley and the only two kings of this dynasty mentioned by classical authors are .Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

Excerpt: The Greco-Bactrian Kingdom (also Graeco-Bactrian Kingdom) was the easternmost part of the Hellenistic world, covering Bactria and Sogdiana in Central Asia from to BCE.