Hemidrachm of Diodotus II of Bactria 246 - 237 BC
Obv:-Diademed bust of Diodotus right
Rev:- Zeus standing left hurling Thunderbolt; aegis over left arm.
Monogram between legs. No Eagle.
Legend: BASILEUS (DIO)DOT(US)
Bought Thames Valley Coins 1968
This Hemidrachm seems to match Series F Group 5
as described in Frank L Holt's "Thundering Zeus - The Making of Hellenistic Bactria"
- see Appendix A page 159 Note 106.
Following extensive communication with Mr Holt
a cast of this Hemidrachm provided to him
for study & possible citation in future edition.