Ancient Silver Coin Rare Drachma, Viceroy Peithon Conquests Of Alexander / Great

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Seller: rrus9999 (2,206) 100%, Location: Katy, Texas, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173309916368 SET IN THIS FORMAT TO ASSIST MOBILE DEVICES.GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC WITH A 100% SATISFACTION, 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. FREE 2-3 DAY DELIVERY 1ST CLASS SHIPPING AND SHIPPED NEXT DAY.................................. PLEASE VISIT MY STORE AND Check out my 'OTHER ITEMS' and my store~ ~ NUMISMATIC CERTIFIED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY INCLUDED WITH HISTORY, DETAILS AND MAPS OF THE ORIGIN OF THIS COIN AND THIS AREA OF ALEXANDERS CAMPAIGN. ~ ~ # THIS IS A NICE COLLECTORS COIN. # SILVER DRACHMA OF PEITHON :APPOINTED BY ALEXANDER VICEROY OF THE ENTIRE INDUS FROM 325-316 B.C.E. & RULER OF BABYLON FROM 316-312 B.C.E.A VALUED ALLY IN ALEXANDERS SOUTHEASTERN ASIA INDO-GREEK CAMPAIGNS.HE HELPED ESTABLISH THE NEWINDO-GREEK EMPIRE. HISTORY: PEITHON, SON OF AGENOR WAS AN OFFICER IN THE EXPEDITION OF 'ALEXANDER THE GREAT' INTO INDIA. HE BECAME SATRAP OF THE INDUS FROM 325-316 B.C.E., AND SATRAP (RULER) OF BABYLON, FROM 316-312 B.C.E., UNTIL HE DIED AT THE BATTLE OF GAZA IN 312 B.C.E. PEITHON WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL IN HIS INDIAN CAMPAIGNS, FIRST MENTIONED AS THE COMMANDER OF A PHALANX BATTALION IN JANUARY 325 IN THE MALLIAN CAMPAIGN (INDIAN MALAVA) IN THE SOUTHERN PUNJAB.~SATRAP OF THE INDUS 325-316 BCE~AFTER THESE DEEDS, ALEXANDER NAMED HIM VICEROY OF THE INDUS AREA, AROUND 325 BCE, TO THE EAST OF THE TERRITORY HELD IN THE PAROPAMISADAE BY THE SATRAP OXYARTES AND TO THE SOUTH OF THE TERRITORIES WHERE PHILIP, SON OF MACHATAS WAS SATRAP.ALEXANDER APPOINTED PEITHON VICEROY OF THE LAND EXTENDING FROM THE CONFLUENCE OF THE INDUS AND ACESINES AS FAR AS THE SEA, TOGETHER WITH ALL THE COAST-LAND OF INDIA. ARRIAN ANABASIS BOOK 6b. weight: 2.2 grams diameter: 20mm composition: silver age: 325-316 B.C.E.(I WILL INCLUDE THIS INFORMATION, MAP AND A COA WITH COIN FOR YOUR REFERENCE AND ENJOYMENT.)ATTRIBUTES FOR THIS COIN: *SILVER DRACHMA FROM THE CONQUESTS OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT*DATE, 325+ B.C.E.*THIS IS A VERY FINE, UNIQUE ISSUE OF THIS HISTORICAL SILVER COIN.*PEITHON CAN BE READ IN THE SCRIPT IN BILINGUAL LEGEND. *VERY NICE RAISED BUST AND SCRIPT. *CLEAR DETAILS, VERY FINE. *IT IS SLIGHTLY OFF CENTER MINTED, OLDER OVAL MINTING, A NICE BONUS FOR COLLECTORS.*AN OLDER ISSUE AS CAN BE SEEN IN THE DEPICTION AND STYLE OF ATHENA.*THIS ADDS TO THIS COINS COLLECTIBILITY AND VALUE. EXTREMELY RARE INDO-GREEK SILVER DRACHMA COIN. A++ INVESTMENT COIN! FROM THE GREEK CONQUESTS OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT(SEE MAPS IN PICTURES) OBV: PICTURED ON THIS INDO-GREEK COIN IS PEITHON, SON OF AGENOR OVERLORD OF THE GREEK EMPIRE HELD COLONIES AT THAT TIME AND APPOINTED VICEROY OF THE INDUS BY ALEXANDER IN 323 B.C.E. REV: ATHENA WITH SHIELD AND BRANDISHING A THUNDERBOLT IN BATTLE STANCE. MINTED AT THE THE TAXILA MINT WITH BILINGUAL LEGEND.NUMISMATIC CERTIFIED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY INCLUDED. ( SEE HISTORY BELOW.) ANCIENT SILVER INDO-GREEK DRACHMA OR GRAECO-INDIAN KINGDOM COIN BACKGROUND: PRELIMINARY GREEK PRESENCE IN SOUTH ASIA: AROUND 328 BC, ALEXANDER THE GREAT CONTINUED HIS CAMPAIGN EASTWARD AND CONQUERED THE NORTHWESTERN PART OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT AS FAR AS THE HYPASIS RIVER, AND ESTABLISHED SATRAPIES AND FOUNDED SEVERAL SETTLEMENTS, INCLUDING BUCEPHALA; HE TURNED SOUTH WHEN HIS TROOPS REFUSED TO GO FURTHER EAST. THE INDIAN SATRAPIES OF THE PUNJAB WERE LEFT TO THE RULE OF PORUS AND TAXILES, THEY WERE LATER CONFIRMED AGAIN AT THE TREATY OF TRIPARADISUS. THE REMAINING GREEK TROOPS IN THE SATRAPIES WERE LEFT UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL EUDEMUS. EUDEMUS TOPPLED TAXILES AND RULED UNTILL HE LEFT FOR INDIA IN 316 BC. ANOTHER GENERAL ALSO RULED OVER THE GREEK COLONIES OF THE INDUS: PEITHON, SON OF AGENOR, UNTIL HIS DEPARTURE FOR BABYLON LATER THAT YEAR ALSO IN 316 BC. THE INDO-GREEK KINGDOM WAS A HELLENISTIC KINGDOM COVERING VARIOUS PARTS OF THE NORTHWEST REGIONS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT DURING THE LAST TWO CENTURIES BC, AND WAS RULED BY MORE THAN 30 KINGS, OFTEN IN CONFLICT WITH EACH OTHER. DURING THE TWO CENTURIES OF THEIR RULE, THE INDO-GREEK KINGS COMBINED THE GREEK AND INDIAN LANGUAGES AND SYMBOLS, AS SEEN ON THEIR COINS, (THIS IS AN EXAMPLE) AND BLENDED ANCIENT GREEK, HINDU AND BUDDHIST RELIGIOUS PRACTICES, AS SEEN IN THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL REMAINS OF THEIR CITIES AND IN THE INDICATIONS OF THIEIR SUPPORT OF BUDDHISM. THIS COIN IF FROM THIS ERA, A 2,300+ YEAR OLD HISTORICAL TREASURE. FROM THE TAXILA MINT. A BEAUTIFUL COIN! SEE PICTURES! Check out my 'STORE'! PLEASE CLICK ON 'OTHER ITEMS' ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ~ ~ ~ THIS EXTREMELY RARE ANCIENT 2.29 GRAM 20MM OLDER OVAL MINTED SILVER COIN IS GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC WITH A 30 DAY SATISFACTION, MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. ~ ~ ~REFERENCES BELOW~ ~ ~ DON'T LET THIS ONE GET AWAY ! ! ~FREE EBAY SHIPPING WITH TRACKING NUMBER~&SHIPPED 'NEXT DAY' > REFERENCES FOR THIS COIN: (1)ANCIENT COIN COLLECTING, (3RD. EDITION) BY WAYNE G. SAYLES. EASTERN EUROPEAN AND EARLY ASIAN COINS. INDO-GREEK INDIA (2) OFFICIAL WHITMAN GUIDEBOOK OF ANCIENT GREEK & ROMAN COINS BY ZANDER H. KLAWANS. PG. 190-195 (3) COLLECTING GREEK COINS BY JOHN ANTHONY PG. 50 AND 88 COINS OF ANCIENT INDIA. CONQUESTS OF 'ALEXANDER THE GREAT' please click on 'sellers other items' many more hard to find rare coins!Check out my 'STORE' DETAILS A MUST HAVE FOR YOUR COLLECTION !!!! THIS IS A VERY RARE SILVER COIN OF THE INDO-GREEK ERA FROM THE CONQUESTS OF 'ALEXANDER THE GREAT' FOR THE GREEK EMPIRE. 2,300+ YEARS OLD! THIS SILVER DRACHMA COIN IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THEY WERE VERY VALUABLE SILVER COINS AND THIS IS A RARE OLDER ISSUE. SEE PICTURES AND JUDGE FOR YOURSELF. THE OFF CENTER MINTING, RARE ISSUE OF PEITHON AND FINE DETAILS ARE A WONDERFUL BONUS AND ADDS TO THIS COINS COLLECTIBILITY AND VALUE. COIN PICTURED IS THE ACTUAL COIN YOU WILL RECEIVE. I OFFER A 30 DAY %100 SATISFACTION, MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. 'FREE SHIPPING' SHIPPED 'NEXT DAY' WITH EBAY DELIVERY TRACKING NUMBER..aucCounter a { text-decoration:none; }.aucCounter span:hover { text-decoration:underline; }.aucHiddenCounter { display:none; }.aucCounterOrangeText { color:#FB6D05; font-family:Arial; Font-size:13px; Font-weight:bold; }.aucCounterBlueText { color:#0068ac; Font-family:Arial; Font-size:11px; } Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter Condition: 325+ B.C.E. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL OLDER, RARE COLLECTORS COIN. 2.29 GRAM 20MM (OVAL) INDO-GREEK SILVER DRACHMA FROM THE CONQUESTS OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT. SOUTHEASTERN ASIA INDO-GREEK CAMPAIGN. THIS ESTABLISHED THE NEW INDO-GREEK EMPIRE. VERY RARE GREEK SILVER ISSUE COIN WITH THE BUST PEITHON, SON OF AGENOR. ALEXANDER APPOINTED HIM VICEROY OF THE INDUS AREA IN 325 B.C.E.(SEE HISTORY IN DETAILS) PEITHON WAS A VALUED ALLY TO ALEXANDER. THIS IS A UNIQUE HISTORICAL ISSUE WITH VERY FINE DETAILS AND SCRIPT. I WILL INCLUDE DETAILS, HISTORY, MAPS AND A NUMISMATIC CERTIFIED COA. PEITHON WAS A LARGE MAN AND WARRIOR, A TRUE HISTORICAL FIGURE. AN INTERESTING HISTORY (INCLUDED) A RARE HISTORICAL COLLECTIBLE. A+ INVESTMENT IN A RARE GREEK SILVER COIN., VERY UNIQUE COIN AND ISSUE: BUST OF PEITHON, SON OF AGENOR, GREEK ISSUE RARE SILVER COIN: CONQUESTS OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT, VERY RARE ISSUE FINE DETAILS: CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY INCUDED, Cleaned/Uncleaned: Uncleaned, Modified Item: No, Certification Number: rrus9999 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC, Certification: CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC 100% SATISFACTION, Date: 2,300+ YEARS OLD / 325+ B.C.E., Material: Silver, Coin Type: Ancient, Grade: DETAILED OFF CENTER MINTED. V FINE, Composition: Silver, Denomination: Drachma

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