Lot 52

Ancient Indo-Greeks Apollodotus II Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 1500 - 1800
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Catalog Reference #
MIG # 425l
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
extra fine
Diameter
16.76 mm
Weight
2.44 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
c. 80-65 BC

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Apollodotus II (c. 80-65 BC), Silver Drachm, 2.44 gms, 16.76 mm, Obverse: A diademed bust of king to right, Greek legend around reading ‘BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ  AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY’ (Basileos Soteros Apollodotou), Reverse: Athena Alkidemos standing, holding Aegis on one outstretched left arm and hurling thunderbolt with other hand, Kharoshthi legend around reading ‘Maharajasa Tratarasa Apaladatasa’, MIG # 425l, extra fine, very scarce.