Silver Tetradrachm from the reign of Azes II, king of Bactria, present day Afghanistan, from 35 BC to 5 AD. He was a political descendant of Alexander the Great, who brought Greek culture to the East. Money of the Bible packaged in a story vault.
- One of the earliest known bilingual minted coins.
- Coin legends show Greek letters and Kharosthi script.
- Packaged in a unique plastic story vault container.
- Graded Choice Almost Uncirculated by NGC and encapsulated in a sealed holder to protect your investment.
- Obverse: King on horseback right.
- Reverse: Standing Athena holding spear and shield.
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Much of Azes' coinage was issued before the birth of Christ, but some had to be struck on the day of Christ's birth, and all were in circulation when Christ lived. Add this piece of history to your cart today!
The Kharosthi script is an ancient script used in ancient Gandhara (primarily modern-day Afghanistan and Pakistan) to write the Gandhari Prakrit and Sanskrit.