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Ancient Coinage of Baktria, Kings, Agathokles


[Bopearachchi Serie 1D]

Agathokles, Indo-Greek King of Baktria ca 185-170 BC.

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Bop_01DBaktria, Agathokles. c185-170 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed draped bust right / Zeus standing facing, holding sceptre & figure of Hekate with two torches; monogram to left. SNGANS 230. TextImage
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Bop_02Agathokles. AR Drachm. Diademed and draped bust right / BASILEUWS AGAQOKLEOUS, Zeus standing facing, holding scepter in left hand and three-headed Hekate bearing torches in right hand, monogram to left. TextImage
Bop_03ABaktria, Indo-Greek Kings, Agathokles AR Tetrobol. Circa 185-170 BC. Diademed & draped bust right / BASILEWS AGAQOKLEOUS DIKAIOU, Zeus standing facing, head slightly left, holding figure of Hekate with two torches in his right hand, scepter in left, PK monogram before. TextImage
Bop 5ABaktria, Agathokles Cupro-Nickel Double Unit. Draped bust of Dionysos right, in ivy wreath; thyrsos over shoulder / BASILEWS above, AGAQOKLEOUS below, panther in bell standing right, raising paw; monogram below. TextImage
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Bop_09ABaktria, Agathokles. Circa 185-170 BC. AR Drachm. Bilingual series. BASILEWS AGAQOKLEOUS, the Indian god Balarama-Samkarshana standing facing, in ornate headdress, earrings, & sheathed sword, brandishing gada in his right hand, holding plow-symbol in left / “Rajane Agathuklayasa” in Karosthi, the Indian god Vasudeva-Krishna standing facing, in ornate headdress, earrings, & sheathed sword, holding sankha in his right hand. TextImage
Bop_12BBaktria, Agathokles. Circa 185-170 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Commemorative issue struck for Alexander III of Macedon. ALEXANDROU TOU FILIPPOU, head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / BASILEUONTOS DIKAIOU AGAQOKLEOUS, Zeus seated left, holding eagle in outstretched right hand, scepter in left; monogram in inner left field. TextImage
Bop 13ABaktria, Agathokles. c185-170 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Antiochos II right / Nude Zeus advancing left, brandishing aegis and thunderbolt; eagle at feet, wreath before, monogram to right. TextImage
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Bop 14vBaktria, Agathokles. Circa 185-170 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Commemorative issue struck for Diodotos I. DIODOTOU SWTHROS, diademed head of Diodotos I right / BASILEUONTOS DIKAIOU AGAQOKLEOUS, Zeus advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt in right hand, aegis draped over extended left arm; in inner left field, wreath above eagle standing left. TextImage
Bop_16BBaktria, Agathokles. Circa 185-170 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Commemorative issue struck for Euthydemos I. EUQUDEMOU QEOU, diademed head of Euthydemos I right / BASILEUONTOS DIKAIOU AGAQOKLEOUS, Herakles seated left on rock, holding in his right hand a club set on rocks beside his knee; monogram to right of rock. TextImage
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See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Agathokles
Entry for Baktria, Kings, Agathokles on the Digital Historia Numorum

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