Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 1753

Price realized: 800 CHF   (Approx. 850 USD / 812 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 9.73 g, 12 h), Indian standard, uncertain mint in Paropamisadai or Gandhara. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ MENANΔPOY Diademed heroic bust of Menander I to left, seen from behind, wearing aegis over shoulder and brandishing spear. Rev. 'Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa' ('of the Great King Menander the Savior' in Karoshti) Athena Promachos standing left, holding shield on left arm and brandishing thunderbolt with left right; to right, monogram. Bopearachchi 8C. HGC 12, 180. A clear and attractive example. Light deposits, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 150 CHF