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Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 1

 

Bust of Amyntas, diademed and draped, wearing Boeotian helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear right; bead and reel border

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou ]

Zeus draped in three-quarter view left, seated on throne, armed Athena on outstretched right hand, sceptre and palm branch in left hand

 

Actual Weight (g)

~85

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

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BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 960

752.

1A

385

Double Decadrachm

Mitch

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 1.1

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 2

 

Bust of Amyntas, diademed and draped, wearing Boeotian helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear right; bead and reel border

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

City-goddess draped in three-quarter view left, wearing turret crown, holding cornucopia in her left arm, right arm outstretched

 

Actual Weight (g)

~85

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 961

753.

2A

386

Double Decadrachm

Mitch

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 2.1

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 3

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

Bust of Amyntas, diademed and draped right

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨗𐨩𐨢𐨪𐨯 𐨀𐨨𐨁𐨟𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa jayadharasa aṃitasa]

 

Actual Weight (g)

9.88

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 962

754.

3A

387

Tetradrachm

ANS

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 3.1

The monogram shown in both BN and BIGR is not like the one on the coin from BIGR, Something wrong here

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 4

 

Diademed and draped bust right

Zeus enthroned facing slightly left, holding statue of Athena, scepter, and palm frond; monogram to inner left.

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 963

755.

4A

 

Drachm

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 9.1

 

IG 964

756.

4B

388a

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 9.2

 

IG 965

757.

4C

388c

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 9.3

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 9.4

Monogram may be in left or right filed

 

IG 966

757c.

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 9.5

 

IG 967

757e.

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 9.6

 

IG 968

757g.

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 9.7

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 5

 

 

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

Bust of Amyntas, diademed and draped wearing Boeotian helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear, right.

Alternatively, the helmet may be decorated with three plumes

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨗𐨩𐨢𐨪𐨯 𐨀𐨨𐨁𐨟𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa jayadharasa aṃitasa]

Zeus draped in three-quarter view left, seated on throne, armed Athena on outstretched right hand, sceptre and palm branch in left hand

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 969

758.

5A

389

Tetradrachm

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 4.1 and

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 5.1

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 6

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

Bust of Amyntas, diademed and draped wearing Boeotian helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear, right.

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨗𐨩𐨢𐨪𐨯 𐨀𐨨𐨁𐨟𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa jayadharasa aṃitasa]

Zeus draped in three-quarter view left, seated on throne, armed Athena on outstretched right hand, sceptre and palm branch in left hand

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 970

759.

6A

390

Drachm

 

Ash

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 10.1

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 7

 

Diademed and draped bust right, wearing kausia

Zeus enthroned facing slightly left, holding statue of Athena, sceptre, and palm frond; monogram to inner left.

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 971

760.

7A

391a

Drachm

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 11.1

 

IG 972

761.

7B

391c?

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 11.2

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 8

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

Bust of Amyntas diademed, seen from behind, throwing spear with right arm, aegis over left shoulder

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨗𐨩𐨢𐨪𐨯 𐨀𐨨𐨁𐨟𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa jayadharasa aṃitasa]

Zeus draped in three-quarter view left, seated on throne, armed Athena on outstretched right hand, sceptre and palm branch in left hand

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 973

762.

8A

 

Drachm

 

BN

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 6.1

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 9

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

Bust of Amyntas diademed, seen from behind, throwing spear with right arm, aegis over left shoulder

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨗𐨩𐨢𐨪𐨯 𐨀𐨨𐨁𐨟𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa jayadharasa aṃitasa]

Zeus draped in three-quarter view left, seated on throne, armed Athena on outstretched right hand, sceptre and palm branch in left hand

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 974

763.

9A

392

Drachm

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 12.1

 

IG 975

764.

9B

 

 

Ash

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 12.2

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 10

 

BAΣIΛEΩΣ NIKHTOPOΣ AMYNTOY, diademed heroic bust left, seen from behind, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear and aegis on left shoulder, brandishing spear over right shoulder

Alternatively, the helmet may be decorated with three plumes

Maharajasa jayadharasa Amitasa in Kharosthi, Zeus Nikephoros enthroned facing slightly left, holding Athena in extended right hand and long scepter and palm frond in left; monogram to left.

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 976

765.

10A

393

Tetradrachm

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 7.1 and

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 8.1

 

IG 977

766.

10B

 

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 7.2

RR

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 11

BIGR has BN 11A and BN 12A as the same type?

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ Helmeted heroic bust of Amyntas to left, wearing aegis on left shoulder and seen from behind, wielding spear in right hand.

Maharajasa jayadharasa Amitasa (in Karosthi) Radiate Zeus-Mithra seated 3/4 to left, holding Athena in outstretched right hand, scepter and palm branch in left; monogram to left.

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 978

767.

11A

394a?

Drachm

Nomos

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 13.1

 

IG 979

768.

11B

 

 

 

 

 

 

IG 980

769.

11C

 

 

 

 

 

 

IG 981

770.

11D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 12

 

BAΣIΛEΩΣ NIKATOPOΣ AMYNTOY, diademed heroic bust to left, seen from behind, wearing aegis over shoulder, brandishing spear

Maharajasa jayadharasa Amitasa in Kharosthi, Zeus Nikephoros enthroned slightly to left, holding statue of Athena, sceptre and palm; monogram to left.

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 982

771.

12A

 

Drachm

or

Roma

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 13.1

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Silver Type 13

 

 

 

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

 

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 983

772.

13A

395

Tetradrachm

 

BM

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 14.1

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Copper Type 1

For a possible newly discovered type and an examination of the legends on rectangular Indo-Greek coins, see: Pankaj Tandon, (2018), JONS 231 pp. 5-7; also Heinz Gawlik & Aslam Zahid, (2019), JONS 237, pp. 1-8

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ (orientation: ↑→↓) [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

Head of Zeus-Mithras (?), carrying sceptre over left shoulder right

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨗𐨩𐨢𐨪𐨯 𐨀𐨨𐨁𐨟𐨯 (orientation: ↓←↑) [transliteration: mahārājasa jayadharasa aṃitasa]

Athena standing left, outstretched right arm, holding shield and lance in her left arm

 

Actual Weight (g)

8.5

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

18-22

 

Composition

Copper

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 984

773.

14A

396

Double Unit

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 15.1

 

IG 985

774.

14B

 

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 15.2

 

IG 986

775.

14C

 

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 15.3

 

IG 987

776.

14D

 

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 15.4

 

 

Indo-Greek Amyntas (c80-65 BC) Copper Type 2

No sceptre over shoulder

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ (orientation: ↑→↓) [transliteration: basileōs nikatoros amyntou]

Head of Zeus-Mithras (?) right

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨗𐨩𐨢𐨪𐨯 𐨀𐨨𐨁𐨟𐨯 (orientation: ↓←↑) [transliteration: mahārājasa jayadharasa aṃitasa]

Athena standing left, outstretched right arm, holding shield and lance in her left arm

 

Actual Weight (g)

8.5

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

18-22

 

Composition

Copper

 

Catalogue

Cat No.

Photo Link

BN

Mitch

Denomination

Monogram Sketch

Rev Monogram

Provenance

Comments

Rarity

IG 988

777.

15A

397

Double Unit

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 16.1

 

IG 989

778.

15B

 

 

Ash

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 16.2

 

IG 990

779.

15C

 

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 16.3

 

IG 991

779c.

-

 

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Amyntas 16.4