Lot 51

Ancient Indo Greeks Menander I Owl Silver Dramma


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 12000 - 15000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
MIG # 213a, Bop # 2C
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
16.70 mm
Weight
2.35 gms
Denomination
Dramma
Calendar/Year
c. 2nd-1st Century BC

Ancient, Indo Greeks, Menander I (c. 2nd-1st Century BC), Silver Dramma, 2.35 gms, 16.70 mm, Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena to right, continuous Greek legend around reading “BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ MENANΔPOY”, Reverse: Owl standing three quarters right, head facing, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around reading “MaharajasatratarasaMenamdrasa”, MIG # 213a, Bop # 2C, cleaned over all very fine, rare.