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BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Heliokles II Dikaios. Circa 90-75 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 9.61 g, 11h). Indian Weight Standard.
OBV: Diademed bust of king right, Greek legend around:
     BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔIKAIOY / HΛIOKΛEOYΣ
     Basileos Dikaiou Heliokleous ... (of King Heliocles, the just)
REV: Radiate Zeus standing slightly left, holding thunderbolt in right hand, spear in left,  monogram to lower left.
Kharoshthi legend around: maharajasa dhramikasa / heliyakreyasa
Bopearachchi 1A; SNG ANS 1139-41; HGC 12, 377. Extremely rare especially in this state of preservation.



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Bhushan