King mounted on a horse right, holding up a whip; additional Kharoshti letters under and before horse; Greek legend around BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN MEΓAΛOY AZOY ("Great King Azes") // Pallas Athena standing right, holding spear, Kharoshthi legend around Indravarmaputrasa Aspavarmasa Srtategasa jayatasa ("of victorious Strategos Aspavarma, son of Indravarma"). 20mm, 9.46 grams. Senior 183. SKU x31
Not completely cleaned.
The Apracharajas, also known as Avacarajas or Avacarajas, were an Indo-Scythian ruling dynasty of present-day western Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. The Apracharaja capital, known as Apracapura (also Avacapura), was located in the Bajaur district of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Their territory seems to have extended to Swat, Gandhāra, Taxila, and parts of eastern Afghanistan. Apraca rule of Bajaur lasted from the 1st century BCE to the 1st century CE. It seems the Apracharajas used the title "Strategos" (military governor), so it is possible that they were subordinate to another Indo-Scythian or Indo-Parthian dynasty.