Lot 78

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I, Bilingual series, Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 1500 - 2000
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Bop & Rahman # 340-344
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
16.54 mm
Weight
2.39 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
c. 160-145 BC

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I (c. 160-145 BC), Silver Drachm, 2.39 gms, 16.54 mm, Bilingual series, Obv:Diademed and draped bust of the ruler to right around Greek legend ‘BASI?EOS SOTHPOS MENAN?POY (BasileosSoterosMenandrou)’, Rev: Athena Alkidemos standing leftholding horizontal shield on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monograms to left side, around Kharoshthi legend ‘MaharajasaTratarasaMenamdrasa’, Bop & Rahman # 340-344, very fine, very scarce.