Ancient Coinage of Baktria, Kings, Sophytes

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Bop_1ABaktria, Sophytes AR Tetradrachm. Circa 305-294 BC. Tetradrachm (16.79 gm, 7h). Attic standard. Imitating Athenian tetradrachm. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and a spiral palmette on the bowl; behind, PA (retrograde) above prow left / AQE, owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig, crescent, and grape bunch behind. SNG ANS 3cf.TextImage
Bop 2ABaktria, Sophytes AR Drachm. Circa 305-294 BC. Local standard. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet; monogram behind / Eagle standing left, head right; grape bunches on stalk above. SNG ANS 14cf. TextImage
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Bop 3ABaktria, Sophytes AR Drachm. Circa 305-294 BC. Local standard. Male head right, in crested helmet decorated with a laurel wreath / SWFUTOU, rooster standing right; caduceus behind. SNG ANS 21. TextImage
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Bop 4Baktria, Sophytes. Circa 305-294 BC. AR Diobol. Local standard. Helmeted head of Athena right / rooster standing right, caduceus to left. SNG ANS 27.TextImage
SC 444Sophytes, King of India, Baktria. ca 305-294 BC. AE12, 1.60 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing. Unpublished as AE version for Sophytes. SC 444 (but under Antiochos I); SCB p. 25, I (ditto).Text
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SNG ANS 6Sophytes. Baktria, Pre-Seleukid Era. ca 305-294 BC. AR Didrachm. 19mm, 7.89 g. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl; AR behind head / AQE, Owl standing right, head facing; to left, curved back, prow of galley right above branch with grape bunch and leaf. SNG ANS 6; cf. MIG Type 24.TextImage
SNG ANS 9Sophytes. Baktria, Pre-Seleukid Era. ca 305-294 BC. AR Hemidrachm. 12mm, 1.79 g. Helmeted head of Athena right / AQR, Owl standing right, head facing; to left, curved back, olive branch in upper left field. Bopearachchi, Sophytes 1A; SNG ANS 9-10.TextImage
SNG ANS 21Baktria, Sophytes. ca 325-300 BC. AR Drachm. Male head right in crested helmet; M on base of neck / SWFUTOU, rooster standing right, wings closed; caduceus at left. TextImage
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SNG ANS 26Baktria AR Obol. Pre-Seleukid Period, Sophytes, ca 325-300 BC. Male head right, in laureate helmet with jawguard; M on neck truncation / SWFUTOU, rooster standing right, caduceus to left. MIG 32.TextImage
SNG ANS 27Baktria, Sophytes. ca 325-300 BC. AR Diobol. Head of Athena right, in Corinthian helmet / SWFUTOU, rooster standing right, caduceus to left. MIG 31. TextImage
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Entry for Baktria, Sophytes on the Digital Historia Numorum

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