Lot 49

Ancient Indo-Greeks Menander I Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2000 - 2500
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
MIG # 214c, Bop # 12A
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
extremely fine
Diameter
17.40 mm
Weight
2.39 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
165-130 BC
Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I (165-130 BC), Silver Drachma (Indian standard), 2.39 gms, 17.40 mm, Obverse: Bust of king to right, Greek Legend around ‘BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ MENANΔPOY’, Reverse: Athena Alkidemos standing holding a shield horizontally on outstretched left arm and hurling a thunderbolt with right hand, a monogram at her left, Kharoshthi legend around ‘Maharajasa Tratarasa Menamdrasa’, MIG # 214c, Bop # 12A, extremely fine, very scarce.