Ancient Coinage of Baktria, Kings, Demetrios


Demetrios was king on the NW Indian frontier, ca 200-185 BC.

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BMC 3-4 Bactria. Demetrios I. 210-190 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Draped bust right, wearing elephant headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Herakles, laureate, standing facing, holding club and lionskin. ΦΛ monogram in left field. BMC 3-4. TextImage
BMC 16Demetrios I, Baktria. AE31. 200-185 BC. 12.08 g. Head of elephant right, bell around neck. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, caduceus, ΦΛ monogram in lower left field. BMC 16; Bopearachchi 5E; SNG ANS 209-12; Hoover HGC 67.TextImage
Bop 1BBaktria, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. ca 200-185 BC. Diademed and draped bust right, in elephant's skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Herakles standing facing, crowning himself with his right hand and holding club with his left, lionskin draped over left arm; ΦΠ monogram in inner left field. TextImage
Bop 1CBaktria, Demetrios I. ca 200-185 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Draped and diademed bust right, in elephant's skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, nude Herakles standing facing, crowning himself and holding club and lionskin; ΡK monogram to left. BMC 6; SNG ANS 187. TextImage
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Bop 1DBaktria, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Draped and diademed bust right, in elephant's skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, nude Herakles standing facing, crowning himself and holding club and lionskin; ΡKA monogram to left. ΡKA SNG ANS 188. TextImage
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Bop 1FBaktria, Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. ca 200-185 BC. Diademed and draped bust right, in elephant's skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Herakles standing facing, crowning himself with his right hand and holding club with his left, lionskin draped over left arm; ΦΛ monogram in inner left field. BMC 3. TextImage
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Bop 2vDemetrios I. c200-190 BC. AR Drachm. Bust of Demetrios right, in elephant's skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Nude Herakles standing facing, crowning himself and holding club and lionskin; ΔMΡ monogram to left (Lahiri monogram 71; Whitehead monogram 61). TextImage
Bop 3BBaktria, Demetrios I, ca 200-185 BC, AR Obol, Attic standard. Diademed head right, in elephant's skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Herakles standing facing, crowning himself and holding club and lionskin; ΠK monogram in inner left field. SNG ANS 193, MIG 105e; BMC 9-11. TextImage
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Bop 3CBaktria, Demetrios I. ca 200-185 BC. AR Attic Obol (11mm). Diademed bust right, in elephant's scalp / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Naked Herakles standing, facing, crowning himself with right hand and carrying club and lionskin in left. ΦΛ monogram in left field. BMC 12; SNG ANS 199. TextImage
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Bop 4BDemetrios I. Baktria. Circa 200-185 BC. AE25, 5.61 g. Laureate head of Herakles right, club over shoulder. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Artemis, radiate, standing facing, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver at her shoulder. ΡΔ monogram to right field. Whitehead 22; Bopearachi 4B; Hoover HGC 68; SNG ANS 201-203.TextImage
Bop 4FBaktria, Demetrios I AE Double Unit. Wreathed head of Herakles right, club over shoulder / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, Artemis standing facing, holding bow and drawing arrow; O on Ξ monogram in left field. BMC 13-14; SNG ANS 206-207. TextImage
Bop 5ABaktria, Demetrios AE Triple Unit. ca 200-185 BC. Elephant's head right, with bell around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, caduceus; AΓ monogram to left. SNG ANS 209ff var, MIG 108c. TextImage
Bop 5EDemetrios I AE Triple Unit. ca 200-190 BC. Elephant's head right, with bell around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, cadeuceus; ΦΛ monogram to left. SNG ANS 209. TextImage
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Bop 5 varDemetrios I AE Triple Unit. Elephant’s head right, with bell around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, caduceus; N in left field. Bop. type 5 but N not listed. TextImage
Bop 6aBaktria, Kings of. Demetrios I. Circa 200-190 BC. AR Drachm (4.10 gm). Head of Demetrios right, wearing elephant's skin / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY,Herakles standing front, crowing himself, holding club and lionskin. ΡK monogram in left field. BMC 6.TextImage
SNG ANS 187Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Draped and diademed bust right, in elephant’s skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY,Herakles standing front, crowing himself, holding club and lionskin. ΡK monogram in left field. Bopearachchi Série 1C. TextImage
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SNG ANS 188Demetrios I AR Tetradrachm. Draped and diademed bust right, in elephant’s skin headdress / / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY,Herakles standing front, crowing himself, holding club and lionskin. ΡK monogram in left field. Bopearachchi Série 1C. TextImage
SNG ANS 212Demetrios I, Baktrian Kingdom. AE29, ca 200-185 BC. 10.59 g. Head of elephant right, bell around neck. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTΡIOY, caduceus, ΔH monogram in left field. SNG ANS 212; Paris Demetrios 5; Hoover type HGC 67; Bop -.TextImage
Sear 7531Baktrian Kingdom, Demetrios AR Obol. Diademed and draped bust right, in elephant skin headdress / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔEMETΡIOY, young naked Herakles, crowning himself, holding club and shield. TextImage
Sear 7533Baktria, Graeco-Baktrian Kings. Demetrios I. Circa 200-185 BC. AE Triple Unit. Elephant's head right, with bell around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔEMETΡIOY, caduceus; monogram to left. Bop 5C. TextImage
Sear 7534Demetrios I. ca 200-185 BC. AE Double Unit. Head of Herakles right, in wreath of oak, club over shoulder / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔEMETΡIOY, Artemis, radiate, standing facing, crowning herself and holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver; monogram to right. Bop 4B.TextImage
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