Copper Tetradrachma of Indo-Parthian King of Gondophares

2024-06-10 Mon

The Indo-Parthian Kingdom, also known as the Parthian Kingdom, was established by Gondophares. The dynasty governed parts of eastern Iran, various areas of Afghanistan, and the northwest regions of the Indian subcontinent.

Gondophares issued this Copper Tetradrachma Weighing 9.64g. The obverse features King holding a whip, mounted on a horse to right with Greek legend around. The reverse features Shiva standing facing, head left, holding a trident.

Image Courtesy: Todywalla Auction