1 Hemiobol - Hyrcodes Bukhara Sogd; with Greek legend

Features

Issuer Bukhara Sogd (ancient) (Sogdiana (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 101 BC - 1 BC
Value 1 Hemiobol = 1/2 Obol = 1/12 Drachm (1/12)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.23 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 198863
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References MIG# 674,
Michael Mitchiner; 1975. Indo-Greek and Indo-Scythian Coinage / Volume 1. The Early Indo-Greeks and their Antecedants: Alexander the Great, the Satraps of Egypt, Babylon, Ecbatana, Bactra and Kapisa: the Seleucids: Circa 330 to 150 BC. Hawkins Publications, London, United Kingdom.
And 8 more volumes.
Senior# A11.3
Robert C. Senior; 2001. Indo-Scythian Coins and History / Volume 1. An Analysis of the Coinage. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.
And 3 more volumes.

Obverse

Bearded bust facing right with Greek legend behind.

Lettering: YPKωΔOY

Translation: Hycodes

Reverse

Forepart of horse facing right with Greek legend above.

Lettering: YPKωΔOY

Translation: Hycodes

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

These were originally attibuted to the Dahae Confederation; however, because these piece are found in the Bukhara Oasis, they have been re-attributed.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (101 BC - 1 BC) 

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