A coin of Demetrios I (r. c.200-180 BCE), who wears an elephant headdress in honor of his Indian conquests

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"Demetrios I, Baktria, c. 200-190 BC. AR - tetradrachm (16.81 g) Draped bust right wearing elephant headdress / Nude herekles standing facing, crowning himself and holding club and lion skin; monogram to left."

Another example of Demetrios's elephant coins

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"GREEK KINGS of BAKTRIA: DEMETRIOS I. Circa 200-185 BC. Æ Triple Unit (28.19, 10.4 gm). Head of Indian elephant right, trunk raised, wearing bell / large caduceus, monogram in inner left field, legend to right and left."

An elegant and entirely Greek coin by Antimachos I (r. c.185-170 BCE)

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"Antimachus I 174-165 B.C. AR Tetradrachm (16.50 gm; 30 mm). Balkh Mint. Diademed draped bust right wearing kausia / BASILEWS QEOU ANTIMAXOU, Poseidon standing holding trident and palm branch, monogram in field."

A coin of Apollodotus I (r. c.180-160 BCE); the inscription on the left face is in Greek, and on the right is in the Indic Kharoshthi script

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"Bactrian Kings: Apollodotos I, 160-150 BC. AE Hemiobol (9.51 gm; 22 mm)."

This very Indic square drachma of Apollodotus's features not only Kharoshthi script, but an Indic elephant and zebu as well

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"Kings of Baktria Apollodotos C.180/174-165/160, Square AR Drachm (2.40 gm.) . "Basileus Apollodotoi Suthros," Indian elephant standing right, K in exergue / "Maharajasa Apaladatasa Tradarasa" in Karosthi, Zebu bull standing right."

A coin of Eukratides (r. c.170-145) that uses both Greek (left) and the local Kharoshthi script (right)

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"Eukratides, AE Quadruple Unit (Indian Standard), 171-135 BC, Bactrian Kingdom. BASILEWS-MEGALOU-EUKRATIDOU Obv.: Helmeted bust right. Rev.: Karosthi legend above and beneath. The Dioskouroi on horseback prancing right, each holding spear and palm. Monogram | E across fields. 21mm, 8.15g ."

Another example of Eukratides's Greek-and-Kharoshthi coins

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"Baktria, Eukratides, king of Bactria and India, c.B.C. 171-135; AE(square) 9.42 grms 24 x 25 mm Bust right of the king diad. And helmeted. Rv., the Dioscuri right, Kharosthi inscription."

In this gorgeously preserved example, Eukratides emphasizes his Greekness

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"Greek Bactrian Eukratides I, c.171-135 BC. Tetradrachm. O/ Helmeted bust right / the Dioscuri on horseback riding right."

A Greek-Kharoshthi coin minted by Strato I (r. c.120-110 BCE)

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"Indo-Greek Kings: Strato I 130-110 BC. AE Hemi-obol (7.96 grams). Bust of Herakles right, club over shoulder / Nike walking right, holding wreath and palm; monogram before; control mark sigma = Pushkalavati workshop."

A Greek-Kharoshthi coin of Antialkides (r.c.115-95 BCE), the king whose ambassador erected the famous "Pillar of Heliodorus" near Sanchi

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" BAKTRIA AND INDIA, Antialkidas, Drachm. Draped bust r., wearing helmet / Zeus enthroned l., holding Nike, before elephant.."

Somewhere along in here came the brief reign of Philoxenos, with his own Greek/Kharoshthi coins

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"Indo-Greek Kingdom, Philoxenos (c.100-95 B.C.), Silver Square Drachm, 2.44g., Indian standard; diademed and draped bust right, BASILEWS D NIKHTOU FILOXENOU;  rev.,  helmeted king right on horseback; monogram before."

A coin of Apollodotos II (r. c.75-70 BCE) continues the Greek and Kharoshthi combination

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"Apollodotos II 110-80 BC. AE Dichalkon (3.62 gm; 19 mm). Apollo standing right, holding arrow / Tripod; monogram to left and right. Mint. Taxila."

A coin of Hermaios (r.c.40-1 BCE), the last Indo-Greek king, with its Greek and Kharoshthi legends

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"Indo-Greek Kingdom, Hermaios, c. 40 - 1 B.C. Silver drachm, 1.774g, 16.1mm; obverse BASILEWS EWTHROS ERMAOIU, draped and diademed bust right; reverse, Karosthi legend around, Zeus enthroned slightly left, right hand extended, scepter in left, monograms left and right."

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