The Gamecock Rooster on Ancient East Coins

Type : Ancient East
Region : PRE-SELEUCID COINS OF BACTRIA
Issuer : Sophytes
Date Ruled : Circa 305-294 BC
Metal : Silver
Denomination : Diobol
Weight : 1.07 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Description : Helmeted head of Athena right
Reverse Description : Cock standing right; caduceus to left
Primary Reference : Bopearachchi, Sophytes 3B
Reference2 : SNG ANS 27
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group

Type : Ancient East
Region : PRE-SELEUCID COINS OF BACTRIA
Issuer : Sophytes
Date Ruled : Circa 305-294 BC
Metal : Silver
Denomination : Obol
Weight : 0.56 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Description : Male head right, wearing crested helmet decorated with a laurel wreath; cheek piece decorated with wing
Reverse Description : Cock standing right; caduceus in left field
Primary Reference : Bopearachchi, Sophytes 3A
Reference2 : SNG ANS 26
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group

Type : Ancient East
Region : PRE-SELEUCID COINS OF BACTRIA
Issuer : Sophytes
Date Ruled : Circa 305-294 BC
Metal : Silver
Denomination : Drachm
Weight : 3.41 g
Die Axis : 6 h
Obverse Description : Male head right, wearing crested helmet decorated with a laurel wreath; cheek piece decorated with wing
Reverse Description : Cock standing right; caduceus in left field
Primary Reference : Bopearachchi, Sophytes 3A
Reference2 : SNG ANS 22
Photograph Credit : Classical Numismatic Group




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