|Dynasty / Name of State||:||Indo-Greeks|
|Ruler / Authority||:||Apollophanes|
|Weight (gm)||:||2.35 g|
|Types/Series||:||Helmeted bust type|
|Minting Technique||:||Die Struck|
The Indo-Greek Kingdom was spread across from the north and north-west part of the Indian subcontinent. The Greeks of Bactria were formerly satraps or subordinate rulers in the Seleucid Empire of West Asia. The Seleucid Empire in turn was founded by Seleucus Nicator who was one of the four Generals under Alexander the Great. After the Death of Alexander, his four generals divided his kingdom into 4 parts and Seleucus ruled over the Eastern provinces which in part comprised of Bactria. Diodotus ...Read more
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