Greek legend: ΒΑϹΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤHΡΟϹ ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ ("Of King Strato the Saviour".), young bust of Strato II right / Kharoshthi legend: MAHARAJASA TRATARASA STRATASA ("King Strato the Saviour"), Athena standing left, holding a thunderbolt, control marks right. 15mm, 2.30 grams. Jammu mint. Senior 468c, Bopearachchi 1E. SKU T898-52243
Most of the coins of Strato II show a middle-aged or elderly busts - this type with a young bust was classified by Bopearachchi as an earliest issue of Strato II. Robert Senior, on the other hand, placed it AFTER the elderly-bust coins of Strato II, making it a sole issue of Strato III son of Strato II (the two also issued joint coins). Senior suggested that these were the last issues before Rajuvula annexed the Indo-Greek territories.