Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 1759

Price realized: 260 CHF   (Approx. 276 USD / 264 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, 28 mm, 9.69 g, 12 h), uncertain mint in Paropamisadai or Gandhara. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ / MENANΔPOY Draped bust of Menander I to right, wearing crested helmet adorned with pelt and wing. 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 right, monogram. Bopearachchi 15A. HGC 12, 182. Harshly cleaned and with some scratches, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 75 CHF