Lot 34

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I, Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2000 - 3000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
MIG # 215f, Bop # 13O
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
extra fine
Diameter
17.44 mm
Weight
2.43 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
c. 155-130 BC

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I (c. 155-130 BC), Silver Drachm, 2.43 gms, 17.44 mm, Obverse: Diamed bust of king to right. Greek legend around reading “BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ  MENANΔPOY”, Reverse: Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding shield horizontally in one hand and hurling a thunderbolt in another hand, monogram at right, partial Kharoshthi legend around “Maharajasa Tatarasa  Menamdrasa”, MIG # 215f, Bop # 13O, extra fine, very scarce in this grade.