Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 1775

Price realized: 110 CHF   (Approx. 112 USD / 111 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14x14 mm, 2.57 g), uncertain mint in Paropamisadai or Gandhara. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ MENANΔPOY Head of an elephant to right, wearing bell around neck. Rev. 'Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa' ('of Great King Menander the Savior' in Kharoshti) Large club; to lower right, monogram. Bopearachchi 28. HGC 12, 197. Minor deposits and with cleaning scratches, otherwise, good fine.

Starting price: 25 CHF

Match 1:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 23Auction date: 22 August 2022
Lot number: 3535

Price realized: 260 CHF   (Approx. 271 USD / 270 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 9.75 g, 1 h), Indian standard, uncertain mint in Paropamisadai or Gandhara. BAΣIΛΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / MENANΔPOY Diademed and draped bust of Menander to right. Rev. 'Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa' ('of the Great King Menander the Savior' in Karoshti) Athena Promachos advancing left, holding shield on left arm and brandishing thunderbolt with her right; to left, Σ; to right, monogram. Bopearachchi 12A. HGC 12, 181. Harshly cleaned, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 50 CHF

Match 2:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 1774

Price realized: 190 CHF   (Approx. 194 USD / 193 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.40 g, 12 h), Indian standard, uncertain mint in Paropamisadai or Gandhara. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ - MENANΔPOY Diademed and draped bust of Menander I to right. Rev. 'Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa' (in Kharoshthi) Athena advancing left, holding shield on her left arm and brandishing thunderbolt with her right; to right, monogram. Bopearachchi 13B. HGC 12, 191. The obverse a bit rough, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


Ex Leu Web Auction 18, 19-21 December 2021, 1677.

Starting price: 25 CHF

Match 3:
Nomos AG > obolos 25Auction date: 23 October 2022
Lot number: 445

Price realized: This lot is for sale in an upcoming auction - Bid on this lot
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.41 g, 2 h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / MENANΔPOY Diademed heroic bust of Menander I left, with aegis on left shoulder and raising spear in right hand. Rev. 'Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa' (in Kharosthi) Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, hurling thunderbolt held in right hand and holding forth shield with aegis in left; to right, monogram. Bopearachchi 9A. SNG ANS 723. Toned. Slightly roughness in the obverse field, otherwise, very fine.



Starting price: 60 CHF

Match 4:
Nomos AG > obolos 25Auction date: 23 October 2022
Lot number: 446

Price realized: This lot is for sale in an upcoming auction - Bid on this lot
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 2.42 g, 12 h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / MENANΔPOY Diademed and draped bust of Menander I to right. Rev. 'Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa' (in Kharosthi) Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, hurling thunderbolt held in right hand and holding forth shield with aegis in left; to left, monogram. Bopearachchi 13Q. SNG ANS 822-41. Attractive toning. Good very fine.



Starting price: 60 CHF

Match 5:
Nomos AG > obolos 24Auction date: 21 August 2022
Lot number: 450

Price realized: 50 CHF   (Approx. 52 USD / 52 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.93 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. "Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa" (in Karosthi) Nike standing right, holding forth wreath in right hand and palm in left; to right, monogram. Bopearachchi 32C. HGC 12, 212. Dark greenish-black patina. Tooled, otherwise, very fine.

From the Thomas Kirby Collection, USA.

Starting price: 50 CHF