Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 1754

Price realized: 550 CHF   (Approx. 584 USD / 558 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, 9.56 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. Some scratches on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 100 CHF