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AIC 255 Baktria, Indo-Scythian Kings, Azes I. ca 57-30's BC. AE 26mm x 24mm. King on camel right, holding ankus / Zebu bull standing right; monogram below. Alram 1001. TextFull Size
BMC 19Azes II AR Drachm, 1.93 gr, 14.19 mm. 35 BC - 5 AD. BASILEWS BASILEON MEGALOU AZOU, king on horseback right, raising right hand / Kharosthi legend, Zeus Nikephoros standing left, holding sceptre and wreath-bearing Nike; KP monogram to left. Mitchiner, Indogreek 853e; BMC 19.TextFull Size
BMC 25Azes II Billon Drachm, 1.86 gr, 14.93 mm. Indo-Scythians. 35 BC-12 AD. BACILEWC BACILEWN MEGALOY AZOU, King on horseback right, holding whip; curved T-like monogram to right / Karosthi legend, Zeus standing left, holding sceptre and Nike; PM-like monogram to left; B-like monogram to right. BMC 25.TextFull Size
BMC 91Azes I AR Tetradrachm. 9.28g, 23.80mm. 58-19 BC. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Azes on horseback right, holding whip; monogram before / "Maharajasa rajadirajasa mahatasa ayasa" in Karosthi, Athena standing right, right hand extended, holding shield and spear; monograms to left and right. BMC 91 (these monograms); Mitchiner 2370; Sear: -.TextFull Size
BMC 92Azes I AR Tetradrachm, 23.37mm, 9.51g. Karosthi Kingdom. 58-19 BC. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Azes on horseback right, holding whip; monogram before / Maharajasa rajadirajasa mahatasa ayasa, in Karosthi, Athena standing right, right hand extended, holding shield and spear; monograms to left and right. BMC 92 (these monograms); Sear: -.TextFull Size
BMC 93 Indo-Scythian Kings. Azes II. Ca. 35 BC-AD 5. AR Tetradrachm. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Emperor on horseback right / Pallas Athena standing right, right arm extended, spear and shield in left. Monograms to left and right. BMC 93 (these monograms). TextFull Size
BMC 105Azes, AR Tetradrachm 25.9 mm, 9.23 g. 57-13 BC. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOY (outwards around) AZOY (inwards below), the king on horseback right, holding whip, Kharosthi letter to right / Pallas Athena standing right, right hand raised, holding spear and shield in left, Monograms (Whitehead 24 and 11) to left and right. BMC 105; Whitehead 158-164; Sear -.TextFull Size
BMC 112Azes I, AR Tetradrachm, 58-20 BC. 9.40 g. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Zeus standing left, holding transverse sceptre and raising right hand / Kharosthi legend, Nike standing right, holding fileted wreath and palm branch. RADI monogram in right field. BMC 112-114; Mitchiner, Indogreek 737a; Whitehead 185-187.TextFull Size
BMC 119Azes II. Indo-Scythians. AE 22mm. Tri-Chalkon. 35-12 BC. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, King seated cross-legged to front, head left, holding partly unsheathed sword in left hand and whip or ankus in right hand / Maharajasa rajarajasa mahatasa (in Kharosthi) Ayasa, Winged Hermes standing, facing, holding caduceus, control marks to left and right. BMC 119; Whitehead 188ff.TextFull Size
BMC 127Azes II, ca. 35-15 BC, AE pentachalkon (12.74g), Taxila Sirsukh. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOY AZOY, Tyche or Demeter seated left, modius on head, holding cornucopiae, right hand raised / Hermes standing right, holding caduceus, monogram and symbol to left and right. Mitch-2320v, as Senior-101.1; BMC 127.TextFull Size
BMC 138Azes I AE Tetradrachm, Indo-Scythians. 15.43 gr, 25.57 mm. 57-12 BC. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, zebu (humped bull) standing right, TA-like monogram, Whitehead 19 above / MAHARAJASA RAJARAJASA MAHATASA AYASA, in Karosthi, lion or leopard standing right, PD-like monogram Whitehead 25 above. Whitehead 257; BMC 138.TextFull Size
BMC 142Azes I, Indo-Scythians, AE Tetradrachm, 16.98 gr, 26.33 mm. 57-12 BC. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, zebu (humped bull) standing right, monogram Whitehead 28 above, Kh monogram to right / MAHARAJASA RAJARAJASA MAHATASA AYASA, in Karosthi, lion or leopard standing right. Monogram Whitehead 33 (B in square) above. Whitehead 271; BMC 142.TextFull Size
MACW 2358cf Baktria, Indo-Scythians. Azes. Undetermined mint in Gandhara, west of Taxila, ca 58-20/19 BC. AR Tetradrachm. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Azes on horseback right, holding whip; monogram before / legend MAHARAJASA RAJARAJASA MAHATASA AYASA in Karosthi, Pallas standing right, holding shield, sceptre & torque; monogram to left, "ra" to right. TextFull Size
MACW 2409 Indo Scythians. Azes I. Circa 57-30 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Western issues. King on horseback right, holding whip, pellet behind, Va before horse /Zeus standing left, monograms to left and right. TextFull Size
MIG 697a Baktria, Spalirises with Azes. Circa 65-40 BC. AE Hemiobol. Kandahar mint. King right on horseback / Bow & arrow; monogram before. Senior 75. TextFull Size
MIG 729aAzes I, AR Tetradrachm, 58-20 BC. 9.63 g. Taxila mint. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Zeus standing left, holding transverse sceptre and raising right hand / Kharosthi legend, Nike standing right, holding fileted wreath and palm branch. RPUD monogram in left field. Bop. Series 8A; Mitchiner MIG 729a. Not in BMC, Whitehead, Cunningham etc. with this monogram.TextFull Size
MIG 737a Azes I. ca 57-35 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Bannu mint? BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Zeus standing left, holding transverse sceptre and raising right hand / Kharosthi legend, Nike standing right, holding fileted wreath and palm branch. RADI monogram in right field. TextFull Size
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MIG 738 India, Indo-Scythian Kings. Azes I. Ca 57-30 BC. AR Drachm. Bannu mint? BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Zeus standing left, holding transverse sceptre and raising right hand / Kharosthi legend, Nike standing right, holding fileted wreath and palm branch. RADI monogram before. TextFull Size
MIG 738aAzes I, AR Drachm, 58-20 BC. 2.29 g. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Zeus standing left, holding transverse sceptre and raising right hand / Kharosthi legend, Nike standing right, holding fileted wreath and palm branch. RADI monogram in left field. Mitchiner, MIG 738a. Not in BMC etc. as drachm.TextFull Size
MIG 740 Indo-Skythian Kings of Baktria, Azes I. Circa 57-30 BC. AE Pentachalkon. Bannu mint? Poseidon standing, holding trident, horned river god at feet / Goddess Yakshi standing amidst vines; monogram. TextFull Size
MIG 761a Baktria, Azes I. Circa 57-30's BC. AE 27mm x 27mm Hexachalkon. King riding camel right, bow on back; monogram below / Zebu bull standing right; monogram above. MIG 761a. TextFull Size
MIG 824aAzes II. Taxila Sirsukh. AR Tetradrachm. 9,48g. King on horseback right / Athena standing facing, holding spear and shield, right hand raised. MIG 824a. TextFull Size
MIG 846 Indo Scythian Kings, Azes II Silver Tetradrachm. Northeastern Provinces. King on horseback right, holding whip / Pallas Athena standing right, holding spear and shield. Whitehead monograms 24 and 11 to left and right. TextFull Size
MIG 846f Baktria, Indo-Scythians. Azes. ca 58-20/19 BC. AR Tetradrachm. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Azes on horseback right, holding whip; letter ka before / MAHARAJASA RAJARAJASA MAHATASA AYASA in Karosthi, Pallas standing right, holding shield, sceptre, & torque; monograms to left & right. TextFull Size
MIG 847d Baktria, Azes I. ca57-30's BC. AR Tetradrachm. Western issues. King on horseback right, holding whip, pellet behind, Va before horse / Pallas (Athena) standing facing, right arm raised; monograms. TextFull Size
MIG 848Azes I. ca 57-30's BC. AR Tetradrachm. Obv: King on horseback right, hand raised, monogram to right / Athena standing right, holding spear and shield. Monograms to left and right. Mitch MIG 848.TextFull Size
MIG 850k Baktria, Azes AE Unit. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, zebu (humped bull) standing right. Monogram Whitehead 24 above, Kh monogram to right / MAHARAJASA RAJARAJASA MAHATASA AYASA in Karosthi, lion or leopard standing right. Monogram Whitehead 22 above. Whitehead 279; Mitchener 850k; BMC 151. TextFull Size
MIG 2425 Indo-Scythian Kingdom, Azes II Billon Tetradrachm. Taxila mint, now in West Pakistan.ssue of Azes II. King on Horse / Zeus holding winged Nike who holds wreath. TextFull Size
Senior 76-2D Indo-Scythian Kingdom, Azes AR Drachm. ca 58-19 BC.. Uncertain mint north of Taxila. ca 58 BC. Zeus standing left / Nike standing right; monogram to right. TextFull Size
Senior 81-10 Indo-Scythian Kingdom, Azes. Circa 58-19 BC. AE Unit. near Pushkalavati. ca 58 BC. Azes, in bow in case & holding axe, seated on Bactrian camel right / Yak(?) grazing right; monogram to lower right. TextFull Size
Senior 95-40 BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Emperor on horseback right, raising right hand / Pallas Athena standing left, thunderbolt in raised right hand, shield on left arm. Monograms to left and right. BMC p. 78; McClean 9748; Senior ISCH 95.40D.TextFull Size
Senior 98-329T Indo-Scythians, Azes. Circa 58-19 BC. AR Tetradrachm. King on horseback right; letter before / Pallas-Athena right, with shield and spear; monograms on either side. TextFull Size
Senior 105Baktria, Azes II AR Tetradrachm. Ca 35 BC - 5 AD. King on horseback right, monogram before / Zeus standing left with eagle and sceptre. Monograms in left and right fields. Senior 105 type.TextFull Size
TLA 27648Azes I AR unit. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOY AZOY, King on horseback right, hand raised, "pa" to right / Athena standing right, holding spear and shield, right hand outstretched. PM monogram (Whitehead symbol 28) in left field, YPX monogram (Whitehead symbol 21) in right field / Symbols combination: BMC -; SNG ANS -; Whitehead -; Cunningham -; Thomas -.TextFull Size
Whitehead 104Azes II, AR tetradrachm. Ca 35 BC - 5 AD. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Emperor on horseback right, holding whip and raising right hand, bow on his back. Karosthi letter "de" in right field / Karosthi legend, Zeus standing left, holding long sceptre and Nike, Whitehead monogram 12 to left, Karosthi letter "bu" to right. Whitehead 104.TextFull Size
Whitehead 149Azes I AR unit. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOY AZOY, King on horseback right, hand raised, "ta" to right / Athena standing right, holding spear and shield, right hand outstretched. Whitehead symbol 4 in left field, Whitehead 12 in right field. Whitehead 149.TextFull Size
Whitehead 156Azes I AR unit. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOY AZOY, King on horseback right, hand raised, symbol to right / Athena standing right, holding spear and shield, right hand outstretched. Z in square (Whitehead symbol 15) in left field, YPI monogram (Whitehead symbol 22) in right field. Whitehead 156.TextFull Size
Whitehead 177Azes I AR unit. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOY AZOY, King on horseback right, hand raised, "pra" to right / Poseidon right, holding trident, right hand outstretched, "si" in right field, symbol 27 in left field. Whitehead 177.TextFull Size
Whitehead 177 (2)Azes II, AR tetradrachm. Ca 35 BC - 5 AD. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Emperor on horseback right, holding whip and raising right hand, bow on his back. Karosthi letter "pra" in right field / Karosthi legend, Poseidon standing right, holding trident and extending right hand, Whitehead monogram 27 to left, Karosthi letter "si" to right. Whitehead 177.TextFull Size
Whitehead 231Azes I AE Drachm, 3.13 gr, 12.73 mm. Kushan. 58-19 BC. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, King with whip on horseback right. Monogram to right / Kushan legend, Demeter standing facing, holding cornucopiae and extending hand. Kharosthi monogram "Megasa" to right. Whitehead 231.TextFull Size
Whitehead 259Azes I AE Tetradrachm. 12.23 g, 25.23 mm. 58-20 BC. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Humped Brahman bull (zebu) walking right, Whitehead symbol 15 (Z in square) above; Kharosthi "jha" to right / Kharosthi legend, Lion or leopard standing right, Whitehead symbol 26 above. Whitehead 259; BMC p. 86, 141.TextFull Size
Whitehead 264Azes I AE Tetradrachm 14.11 g, 28.41 mm. Taxila mint. 58-20 BC. BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, Humped Brahman bull (zebu) standing right, monogram (Whitehead 24) above, Kharosthi monogram to right / Kharosthi legend, Lion standing right; monogram sasi above. Whitehead 264; Mitchener 2373ff; Senior type ISCH 102; Sear: -.TextFull Size
Whitehead 275Azes I, Indo-Scythians, AE Tetradrachm, 15.74 gr, 26.30 mm. 57-12 BC. BASLIEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU AZOU, zebu (humped bull) standing right, monogram Whitehead 33 above (resembling a B in a square), Karosthi letter to right / MAHARAJASA RAJARAJASA MAHATASA AYASA, in Karosthi, lion or leopard standing right. Monogram Whitehead 40 above. Whitehead 275; BMC 143.TextFull Size
Coins of Azes available from TimeLine Originals - www.time-lines.co.uk
See also: R. Whitehead's excellent book, Coins in the Punjab Museum, free download from archive.org
Coins of Greek and Scythic Kings of Bactria and India in the British Museum, free download from google books

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