AZILISES I 57BC Indo-Skythian India KING HORSE Silver Greek Coin NGC i68724

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Seller: highrating_lowprice (20,182) 100%, Location: Rego Park, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232731022102 Item: i68724 Authentic Ancient Coin of: Indo-Scythian Kingdom in Northern India King Azilises I - Indo-Scythian King - 57-35 B.C. Silver Drachm 18mm (2.37 grams) 57-35 B.C. Reference: Senior, Indo-Scythian, 56.22D; Mitch., Indo-Greek, 802 Certification: NGC Ancients Ch XF 4281759-011 BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN HEΓAΛOY AZIΛIΣOY, Azilises, holding spear, on horseback right; king wearing single streamer with forked end; horse's tail tied. "Maharajasa rajarajasa mahatasa Ayilishasa" in Kharosthi, City goddess standing left, holding brazier in outstretched right hand and cradling scepter and filleted palm in left arm; monogram and Kharosthi so across field. You are bidding on the exact item pictured, provided with a Certificate of Authenticity and Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity.Asia in AD 1, showing the Indo-Scythians and their neighbors. Indo-Scythians is a term used to refer to Scythians (Sakas), who migrated into parts of central and northern South Asia (Sogdiana, Bactria, Arachosia, Gandhara, Sindh, Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Bihar.), from the middle of the 2nd century BC to the 4th century AD. The first Saka king in south Asia was Maues (Moga) (1st century BC) who established Saka power in Gandhara (modern day Pakistan and Afghanistan region) and gradually extended supremacy over north-western India. Indo-Scythian rule in northwestern India ended with the last Western Satrap Rudrasimha III in AD 395 who was defeated by the Indian Emperor Chandragupta II of the Gupta Empire. The power of the Saka rulers started to decline in the 2nd century AD after the Indo-Scythians were defeated by the south Indian Emperor Gautamiputra Satakarni of the Satavahana dynasty . Later the Saka kingdom was completely destroyed by Chandragupta II of the Gupta Empire in the 4th century. The invasion of India by Scythian tribes from Central Asia, often referred to as the Indo-Scythian invasion, played a significant part in the history of South Asia as well as nearby countries. In fact, the Indo-Scythian war is just one chapter in the events triggered by the nomadic flight of Central Asians from conflict with tribes such as the Xiongnu in the 2nd century AD, which had lasting effects on Bactria, Kabul, Parthia and India as well as far-off Rome in the west. Some agrarian and artisan communities (e.g. Rajputs, Jats, Lohars, Tarkhans, Bunts, Nairs etc.) in western India are derived from the Scythians, who settled north-western and western South Asia in successive waves between 500 B.C. to 500 AD.[citation needed] It has been claimed that ancient Roman historians including Arrian[citation needed] and Claudius Ptolemy have mentioned that the ancient Sakas ('Sakai') were basically nomads. However, Italo Ronca, in his detailed study of Ptolemy's chapter vi, marks the statement: "The land of the Sakai belongs to nomads, they have no towns but dwell in forests and caves" as spurious. Azilises was an Indo-Scythian king who ruled in the area of Gandhara.Coinage Azilises issued some joint coins with Azes, where Azes is presented as king on the obverse ("BASILEOS BASILEON MEGALOY AZOY"), and Azilises is introduced as king on the obverse in kharoshthi ("Maharajasa rajarajasa mahatasa Ayilisasa", "The great king, the king of kings, the great Azilises").See alsoYuezhiGreco-Bactrian KingdomIndo-Greek KingdomIndo-Parthian KingdomKushan EmpireFrequently Asked Questions Mr. Ilya Zlobin, world-renowned expert numismatist, enthusiast, author and dealer in authentic ancient Greek, ancient Roman, ancient Byzantine, world coins & more.Who am I dealing with? 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Also, if you sent an email, make sure to check for my reply in your messages before claiming that you didn't receive a response. The matter of fact is that any issues can be resolved, as reputation is most important to me. My goal is to provide superior products and quality of service.How and where do I learn more about collecting ancient coins? Visit the "Guide on How to Use My Store" for on an overview about using my store, with additional information and links to all other parts of my store which may include educational information on topics you are looking for. Composition: Silver, Denomination: Drachm, Certification: NGC, Certification Number: 4281759-011, Grade: Ch XF

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