Lot 90

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I, Silver Drachm


  • Estimated Price (INR)
  • 2000 - 2500
  • Price Realised -
  • Auction Completed!

Catalog Reference #
Ref # HGC 12
Metal Composition
Silver
Lot Grade/Condition
very fine
Diameter
16.11 mm
Weight
2.29 gms
Denomination
Drachm
Calendar/Year
c. 155-130 BC

Ancient, Indo-Greeks, Menander I (c. 155-130 BC), Silver Drachm, 2.29 gms, 16.11 mm, Obv: Diademed heroic bust of Menander left, wearing aegis and brandishing spear; Greek legend around, Rev: Athena Promachos advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt and aegis; monogram to right and Kharoshthi legend around Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa (of Great King Menander the Savior) Ref # HGC 12, 187 An attractive specimen sharply struck on a full flan, with minor roughness, very fine, very scarce.