Supplement 6 2018

Mairs 2018 HFE Supplement 6

Please cite as:

Mairs, Rachel (2018) “The Archaeology of the Hellenistic Far East: A Survey. Bactria, Central Asia and the Indo-Iranian Borderlands, c. 300 BC – AD 100: Supplement 6,” Hellenistic Far East Bibliography Online, published December 2018.


Fake Graeco-Bactrian Coins

In Uzbekistan a couple of years ago, I saw some Graeco-Bactrian coins for sale in a market.  The price alone (a couple of dollars each) indicated that they were fakes.  But can you spot the one very obvious clue that these were not produced in Hellenistic Bactria?

Graeco-Bactrian Fakes