Ancient Coinage of Baktria, Kings, Hermaios


Hermaios, King of Baktria ca 90-70 BC.

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Bactria, Hermaios AE Tetradrachm. Posthumous, struck by Kadphises I, 30-80 AD. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ EY EΡMAIOY (often corrupted), diademed and draped bust of king Hermaeus right / Kujula Kasasa kushana yavugasa dhramathidasa, Herakles standing facing, holding lionskin in left hand and leaning on club with right.. TextImage
BMC 7Hermeus, king of Baktria. 90-70 BC. AR Tetradrachm, 25.6 mm, 8.36 g. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ EΡMAIOY, diademed, draped bust right / Karosthi legend, Zeus, radiate, seated left, holding sceptre in left hand and with right hand outstretched. RMD monogram in right field. BMC 7.TextImage
BMC 13Hermeus, King of Baktria. 90-70 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ EΡMAIOY, diademed, draped bust right / Karosthi legend, Zeus, radiate, seated left, holding sceptre in left hand and with right hand outstretched. Mo monogram in right field. BMC 13; Sear 7733ff.TextImage
Bop 1ABaktria, Hermaios and Kalliope AR Tetradrachm. ca 90-70 BC. Conjoined, diademed and draped busts right / King on prancing horse right; monogram below. SNG ANS 1317 var, MIG 407b. TextImage
Bop 2BBakria, Hermaios and Kalliope AR Drachm. ca 90-70 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ EΡMAIOY KAI KAΛΛIOΠHΣ, jugate busts right / king on horseback right. TextImage
Bop 9ABaktria, Hermaios Square AE 20x20mm Hemiobol or Quadruple Unit. ca 90-70 BC. Indian standard. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ EΡMAIOY, head of Zeus-Mithras right, in Phrygian cap / Kerosthi legend Maharajasa tratarasa Heramayasa, horse prancing right, monogram below. SNG ANS 1347, MIG 416-7a. TextImage
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Bop 10FBaktria, Hermaios AR Tetradrachm. Early posthumous issue, ca 80-75 BC, near Kabul. Diademed and draped bust right / Zeus seated left, holding sceptre; monogram right. TextImage
Bop 12Baktria, Indo-Greek Kings. Hermaios. Circa 90-70 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue. Draped and diademed bust right / Radiate Zeus enthroned left, monogram before. TextImage
Bop_12BHermaios. Circa 90-70 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue. Draped and diademed bust right / Radiate Zeus enthroned left; monogram before. TextImage
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Bop 13AHermaios AR Drachm. Diademed draped bust right / Zeus enthroned left. TextImage
Bop 14Bactrian Kingdom, Hermaeus AR Tetradrachm. ca 55-25 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus enthroned left. TextImage
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Bop 16Baktria, Hermaios. ca 90-70 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Posthumous issue, struck circa 25-10 BC. Diademed and draped bust right / Zeus seated left, holding sceptre; monogram to left. TextImage
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Bop 17BBactria, Hermaeus AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ EΡMAIOY, diademed, draped bust right / Zeus enthroned left. TextImage
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Bop 18Bactria, Hermaeus Billon Tetradrachm. Posthumous, ca 10-20 AD. Diademed head right / Zeus seated left. TextImage
Bop 20Bactria, Hermaios AE Tetradrachm. Posthumous, ca 20-40 AD. Diademed head right / Zeus seated left. TextImage
SNG ANS 1383Hermaeus AR Drachm 2.15 gr, 16.07 mm. 90-70 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ EΡMAIOY, diademed head of king right / Karosthi legend around, Zeus, laureate, seated left on throne with back, his right hand outstretched and holding sceptre in left. ΡΠΛ monogram in right field. BMC 6; SNG ANS 1383.TextImage
Coins of Baktria available from TimeLine Originals - www.timelineauctions.com
Entry for Baktria, Kings, Hermaios on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Hermaius in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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