Lot 242. BAKTRIAN KINGDOM. Menander I Soter, (165) or 155-130 BC. AR Tetradrachm (9.55 gm). Helmeted bust / Athena Alkidemos standing. SNG.ANS.850v. Mitch.217d. Toned VF+. Rare. The dating of the reign of Menander is a matter of debate. One camp suggests 165 to harmonize with Euekritides’ bilingual coins. The other camp assumes that Menander independently developed bilingual coinage. ex PNC collection.
BAKTRIAN KINGDOM. Menander I Soter, 55-130 BC. AR Tetradrachm. 55-130 BC. ex PNC collection.