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Lot 67: KINGS of BAKTRIA, Menander I Soter, 165/55-130 BC. AR Drachm

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 48

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KINGS of BAKTRIA. Menander I Soter, Ca. 165/55-130 BC. AR Drachm (2.45 gm; 17 mm). Bilingual series. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ ('of King Menander the Saviour'), heroic bust of Menander, viewed from behind, head turned to left. Reverse: Athena advancing right, brandishing thunderbolt and holding shield, Karosthi legend around, monogram in field to left. Cf.Bopearachchi Serie 12; ANS 764. Choice EF. Lightly toned.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 67
  • Listing #: 1099584
  • Closed: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:22:00 AM CT
  • Estimate: $200