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Ancient Coinage of Baktria, Kings, Diodotos I


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Diodotos I, Seleucid Satrap of Baktra-Sogdiana before 256 BC, then King of Baktria, ca 255-235 BC.

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Bop_6EBaktria, Diodotos I AR tetradrachm. Diademed head right / Zeus standing, brandishing thunderbolt, viewed from behind, crescent monogram, eagle in lower left corner. TextImage
SC 629Graeco-Bactrian Kingdom, Diodotus I as satrap (ca. 255-235 BC), AV Stater in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Diademed head of Diodotus I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Zeus, viewed from behind, striding left, nude except for aegis over left arm, brandishing thunderbolt, N above eagle standing left at foot. TextImage
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Baktria, Diodotos I AV Stater, in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. Circa 255-235 BC. Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU, Zeus advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt in right hand, aegis draped over extended left arm; in inner left field, N above eagle standing left. MIG 63, SC 629. TextImage
SC 629•1vGraeco-Bactrian Kingdom, Diodotus I as satrap (ca. 255-235 BC), AV Stater in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. First Diodotid mint, in eastern Bactria (Holt's A). Diademed head of Diodotus I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Zeus, viewed from behind, striding left, nude except for aegis over left arm, brandishing thunderbolt in raised right hand, in inner left field PN monogram above eagle standing left. TextImage
SC 630Baktria, Diodotos I AV Stater in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. ca 255-235 BC. Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Diademed head of Diodotos right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Zeus advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt in right hand, aegis draped over extended left arm; in inner left field, wreath above eagle standing left. SNG ANS 75, Holt series C group 3, MIG Type 66a, Bopearachchi Série 1A. TextImage
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SC 631•1Diodotos I, satrap of eastern Baktria, in the name of Antiochos II, AR Tetradrachm. ca 255-235 BC. Diademed head of Diodotos I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, nude Zeus advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt, aegis on outstretched arm; eagle & "pitchfork" monogram before. Bopearachchi Série 2E, Holt series A group 6. TextImage
SC 631•2Baktria, Diodotos I, in the name of Antiochos II. ~255-235 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Diodotos I right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, nude Zeus advancing left with thunderbolt & aegis, wreath & eagle to left. Bop 2B, Holt series A group 8, SNG ANS 76. TextImage
SC 632•1Diodotos I. In the name of Antiochos II. c255-235 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Diodotos II right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, nude Zeus advancing left, brandishing shield & thunderbolt; "pitchfork" monogram & eagle before. Bopearachchi Série 2E, Holt series C, group 1A. TextImage
SNGANS 92cfBaktrian Kingdom, Diodotos I and/or II AR Tetradrachm. ca 256-230 BC. Diademed head of Diodotus right / BASILEWS DIODOTOY, Zeus striding left brandishing thunderbolt & aegis, MI monogram & eagle at his feet left. TextImage
Sear #7497Baktria, Diodotos I AV Stater, in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. Circa 255-235 BC. Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, Zeus advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt in right hand, aegis draped over extended left arm; in inner left field, N above eagle standing left. MIG 63, SC 629.
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Sear #7498Bactrian Kingdom, Diodotos I, as satrap under Antiochus II, AR Tetradrachm. ca 256-230 BC. Bactrian Mint, (Ai Khanoum?). Young, diademed head of Diodotos right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, nude Zeus striding left, bearing aegis. TextObvRev
Sear #7511Bactrian Kingdom, Diodotos I and/or II AR Tetradrachm. ca 256-230 BC. Afghan Mint. Young diademed head right / BASILEWS DIODOTOY, nude Zeus striding left, bearing aegis & thunderbolt, wreath before, eagle at feet. Mitchener 74a, BMC India 3.
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Entry for Baktria, Kings, Diodotos I on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Diodotus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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