Lot 50

Ancient Indo-Greeks Menander I Silver Drachma


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 1000 - 1200
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
MIG # 214c, Bop # 12A
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
16.52 mm
Weight
2.41 gms
Denomination
Drachma
Calendar/Year
165-130 BC

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I (165-130 BC), Silver Drachma (Indian standard), 2.41 gms, 16.52 mm, Obverse: Helmeted 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, very fine, very scarce.