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Heliocles and Laodice of Bactria: a reconsideration

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The Heliocles and Laodice coins, usually attributed to Eucratides I, are unusual, although not unique, among the issues of the Graeco-Bactrian and Indo-Greek kings for their depiction of two figures in jugate busts. They have traditionally been accepted as a ‘pedigree’ series of coins produced by Eucratides, who appears on the other side, to commemorate his parents. However their obverse has usually been misidentified as the reverse and vice versa. When they are correctly identified, their ro...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, ASUC/GLAM, Ashmolean Museum
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Publisher:
Royal Numismatic Society Publisher's website
Journal:
The Numismatic Chronicle Journal website
Volume:
174
Pages:
45-59
Publication date:
2014-01-01
Acceptance date:
2014-10-17
ISSN:
0078-2696
Pubs id:
pubs:656883
URN:
uri:22ad7838-bc4e-4d34-b187-f475c7314060
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uuid:22ad7838-bc4e-4d34-b187-f475c7314060
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