Polyxenos Epiphanes Soter
|Polyxenos Epiphanes Soter|
|Reign||c. 100 BCE|
Time of reign
Bopearachchi places Polyxenos c. 100 BCE and R. C. Senior c. 85–80 BCE.
Coins of Polyxenos
Polyxenos, whose portraits depict a diademed young man, struck silver coins which closely resemble those of Strato I. Both kings used the epithets Soter Epiphanes and the reverse of Athena Alkidemos (fighting Pallas Athene), the emblem of the dynasty of Menander I. Polyxenos also struck bronzes with Athena on the obverse and her aegis on the reverse. He issued no Attic silver.
His bronzes depict the head of Athena with a reverse of her aegis.
He was therefore likely to have been a brief contestant for power in the central Indo-Greek kingdom after the presumably violent death of Straton I, who was possibly his father.
- Bopearachchi (1998)
- O. Bopearachchi, "Monnaies gréco-bactriennes et indo-grecques, Catalogue raisonné", Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1991, p.453
- Quintanilla, Sonya Rhie (2 April 2019). "History of Early Stone Sculpture at Mathura: Ca. 150 BCE - 100 CE". BRILL – via Google Books.
- Osmund Bopearachchi, Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: American Numismatic Society, part 9, Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coins, 1998, American Numismatic Society, ISBN 0-89722-273-3.
Heliokles II (?)
| Indo-Greek ruler in Paropamisade, Arachosia
c. 100 BCE
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