Lot 76

Ancient, Indo-Greek, Menander I, Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2500 - 3000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Bopearachchi & Rahman # no.310
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine+
Diameter
19.07 mm
Weight
2.17 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
c. 155-130 BC

Ancient, Indo-Greek, Menander I (c. 155-130 BC), Silver Drachm, 2.17 gms, 19.07 mm, Obv: Diademed bust of king to left, wielding spear with his upraised right hand, around Greek legend BAΣILEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ MENANΔPOY, Rev: Athena alkidemos standing to right, holding aegis on left hand and hurling thunderbolt on right hand, Kharoshti legend, Bopearachchi & Rahman # no.310, very fine+, rare.