Ancient Coinage of Baktria, Kings, Hippostratos



Hippostratos, Indo-Greek King in Baktria, ca 65-50 BC.

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BMC 11-13Hippostratos, King of Baktria, AE rectangular Obol. Hazara, Circa 65-55 BC. 28x25mm, 20.3g. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ IΠΠOΣTΡATOY around triton facing, holding dolphin and rudder. / Kharosthi legend "Maharajasa Tradatasa Hipastratasa" around Tyche, turreted, standing left, holding palm in left hand, right hand extended. TAΡ monogram in left field, Karosthi "a" to right. BMC 11-13; Bopearachchi 12A; Hoover HGC 456; Sear Greek GC 7702; Mitchiner 446; Whitehead 631; SNG ANS 1643-1645.TextImage
BMC 14Hippostratos, King of Baktria, ca 65-55 BC. AE rectangular unit. 24 mm, 9.71g. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ IΠΠOΣTΡATOY around Apollo, standing right, holding arrow, quiver on his back. / tripod. TAΡ monogram in left field, Karosthi "a" to right. BMC 14; Bopearachchi 9A; Hoover HGC 458; Whitehead 627; SNG ANS 1633.TextImage
Bop 1AHippostratos, King of Baktria. ca 65-55 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Hazara mint? BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ IΠΠOΣTΡATOY, diademed and draped bust right / Tyche standing left, holding cornucopiae; TAΡ monogram in left field, Karosthi "a" to right. MIG 439a; BMC 1-2; Whitehead 604-609. TextImage
Bop 3AHippostratos. ca 65-55 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Western Punjab mint. BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ IΠΠOΣTΡATOY, diademed and draped bust right / King on prancing horse right; monogram below. MIG 441a; Whitehead 610-615; BMC 3.TextImage
Bop 5kBaktria, Hippostratos AR Tetradrachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ IΠΠOΣTΡATOY, diademed and draped bust right / legend in Karosthi, king on rearing horse right; monogram below. TextImage
Bop 6BHippostratos. ca 65-55 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Western Punjab mint. BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ IΠΠOΣTΡATOY, diademed and draped bust right / King on horseback walking right; ΔHT monogram in circle in right field, Karosthi "mam" in left field, "pri" in exergue. MIG 445a; Whitehead 617-618; BMC 7-8. TextImage
Bop 10Hippostratos. ca 65-55 BC. AE 24mm square Indian standard octuple unit. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ IΠΠOΣTΡATOY, Zeus enthroned facing, slightly left, holding sceptre and wreath / Horse standing left; monogram before. Bop 10-11; SNG ANS 1641; Hoover HGC 459; BMC 15-17 ("Athena").TextImage
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