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King Philoxenus

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Silver tetradrachm of king Philoxenus(100-95 BCE).Obv: Helmetted, diademed and draped bust of Philoxenus holding a spear. Greek legend BASILEOS ANIKETOU PHILOXENOU "Invincible King Pholoxenus"Rev: King on prancing horse in military dress.  legend MAHARAJASA APADIHATASA PHILASINASA "Invincible King Philoxenus".
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Silver tetradrachm of king Philoxenus(100-95 BCE).
Obv: Helmetted, diademed and draped bust of Philoxenus holding a spear. Greek legend BASILEOS ANIKETOU PHILOXENOU "Invincible King Pholoxenus"
Rev: King on prancing horse in military dress. Kharoshti legend MAHARAJASA APADIHATASA PHILASINASA "Invincible King Philoxenus".

Philoxenus (100-95 BCE) was an Indo-Greek king who ruled in the region spanning the Paropamisadae to Western Punjab.


Preceded by:
(In the Paropamisadae and Arachosia)
Polyxenios

(In Gandhara and Punjab)
Demetrios III
Indo-Greek Ruler
(Paropamisadae, Arachosia, Gandhara and Punjab)
(100-95 BCE)
Succeeded by:
(In the Paropamisadae)
Diomedes

(In Arachosia and Gandhara)
Amyntas

(In Punjab)
Epander

External links

Coins of Philoxenus (http://www.coinarchives.com/a/results.php?results=100&search=Philoxenus&Thumb=1)

See also

References

  • "The Greeks in Bactria and India", W.W. Tarn, Cambridge University Press.
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