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Indo-Scythian silver coins
Archaeologists in Turkmenistan and Tajikistan uncovered these ancient silver coins of the Indo-Scythians (the Asiatic horde noted for its battles with the ancient Greeks). Dating back to 35 B.C., they're the first known example of bilingual coinage (Greek and Scythian dialects). Obverse depicts Scythian King, Azes II surrounded by an ancient legend, in Greek. Reverse features Zeus surrounded by Karosthi legend. Each comes in a protective styrene capsule and displayed in a velvet gift box, complete with certificate of authenticity.

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