obolos 18
21 February 2021
Webauction
The Trausnitz Collection
Lot 367
KINGS OF PARTHIA. Pakoros I, circa 78-120. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.62 g, 12 h), Ekbatana. Diademed bust of Pakoros I to left, wearing tiara with hooks. Rev. Stylized Greek legend in square form Archer (Arsakes I) seated to right on throne, holding bow; below bow, monogram. Sellwood 77.8 (Pakoros II). Shore 399 (Pakoros II). Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 370
BACTRIA OR PARTHIA. Sophytes or Andragoras, circa 305-294 or 246/5-239/8 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 17.5 mm, 7.94 g, 5 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing modified Attic helmet, disc earring and pearl necklace; behind head, small grape bunch. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing, behind, olive-spray, crescent and small grape bunch. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A. N&A 24-29 var (no grape on the reverse). SNG ANS 5 var. (same). Same dies as Roma e58, 2019, 398. Toned. Obverse struck off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 371
BACTRIA OR PARTHIA. Sophytes or Andragoras, circa 305-294 or 246/5-239/8 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 12 mm, 1.58 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing modified Attic helmet, disc earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Eagle standing left, head right; above, grape bunches on stalk. Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 2A. Cf. MIG 26c (drachm). SNG ANS 17. Toned. Porous, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 372
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Diodotos I, 261-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 15.71 g, 6 h), struck in the name of Antiochos II of Syria, first Diodotid mint in eastern Baktria, c. 255-250. Diademed head of Diodotos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ Zeus advancing to left, brandishing aegis on outstretched left arm, wielding thunderbolt in right; at feet to left, eagle standing left; in left field, monogram. HGC 9, 243. SC 628c. Smoothing on obverse, reverse surfaces rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 373
BAKTRIA, The Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Euthydemos I, circa 225-200 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 16.14 g, 6 h), Mint C (Uncertain). Diademed head of Euthydemos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥΘΥΔΗΜΟΥ Weary Herakles seated to left, holding his club in his left hand, propping it on stylized rocks to left; monogram to outer right. Bopearachchi Série 4A. Kritt C2. MIG 85a. SNG ANS 122. Slightly porous, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Weary Herakles
Lot 374
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Euthydemos I, circa 225-200 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30.5 mm, 16.31 g, 12 h), Attic standard, mint A (near Aï Khanoum), c. 225-220/215. Diademed head of Euthydemos I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥΘΥΔΗΜΟΥ Weary Herakles seated to left, holding his club with his right hand, propping it on stylized rocks, and resting his left hand on the stones on which he is sitting; to right, behind stones, monogram of ΦΑ. Bopearachchi 5B. HGC 12, 40. Kritt A1. SNG ANS 124-7. Toned and with a nice portrait. Lamination flaw on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 375
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Demetrios I, circa 200-185 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.47 g, 11 h). Diademed and draped bust of Demetrios I to right, wearing elephant's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Herakles standing facing, crowning himself with wreath held in right hand, holding club in left, lion's skin draped over left arm; in inner left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 1F. HGC 12, 63. An impressive portrait of Demetrios. A few light scratches and minor deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 376
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Demetrios I, circa 200-185 BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.90 g, 3 h), Panjhir, probably imitative. Diademed and draped bust of Demetrios I to right, wearing elephant's skin headdress. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ Herakles, nude, standing facing, crowning himself with wreath held in right hand, holding club and lion's skin in left; to left, monogram of PKA. Cf. Bopearachchi 3B. Cf. HGC 12, 65. Cf. SNG ANS 193-8. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 377
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Euthydemos II, circa 185-180 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31.5 mm, 16.52 g, 12 h). Diademed and draped bust of Euthydemos II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥ-ΘΥΔΗΜΟΥ Herakles standing facing, holding wreath in right hand, club in left, lion's skin draped over left arm; in inner left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 1D. HGC 12, 72. High relief portrait. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Fine style
Lot 378
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Agathokles, circa 185-180 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 16.01 g, 12 h). Diademed and draped bust of Agathokles to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΕΟΥΣ Zeus standing facing, holding in right hand figure of Hekate holding two torches, and scepter in left; in inner left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 1D. HGC 12, 81. SNG ANS 230. Fine style. Porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 379
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Agathokles, circa 185-180 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.28 g, 12 h). Diademed and draped bust of Agathokles to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΓΑΘΟΚΛΕΟΥΣ Zeus standing facing, holding in right hand figure of Hekate holding two torches, and scepter in left; in inner left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 2B. HGC 12, 90. SNG ANS -. Porosity, surface marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
High grade Antimachos I tetradrachm
Lot 380
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Antimachos I, Circa 180-165 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.50 g, 11 h), Pushkalavati. Diademed and draped bust of Antimachos to right, wearing flat topped kausia. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΘΕΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΜΑΧΟΥ Poseidon, nude to the waist, standing facing, holding long trident in his right hand and filleted palm branch in his left; in inner right field, monogram of PK. Bopearachchi Série 1B. HGC 12, 106. SNG ANS -. With a fine portrait and a very sharp reverse. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 381
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, Circa 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.53 g, 12 h), circa 170-164/3. Diademed and draped bust of Eukratides to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥΚΡΑΤΙΔΟΥ The Dioskouroi galloping to right, each holding spear and palm branch; below to right, monogram. Bopearachchi Series 1D. HGC 12, 130. SNG ANS 432. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Rare dynastic tetradrachm
Lot 382
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 15.74 g, 11 h). BAΣIΛEYΣ MEΓAΣ / EYKPATIΔHΣ Draped bust of Eukratides I to right, wearing helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear. Rev. HΛIOKΛEOYΣ / KAI ΛAOΔIKHΣ Conjoined draped busts of Heliokles, bare headed, and Laodike, wearing tainia, to right; to left, monogram. Bopearachchi 13A. HGC 12, 133. SNG ANS -. Rare dynastic type. Porosity on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 383
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 18 mm, 4.08 g, 12 h). Diademed and draped bust of Eukratides I to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥΚΡΑΤΙΔΟΥ The Dioskouroi on horseback galloping right, holding palm fronds in right hands and spears in left; to left, above horse, monogram of PK monogram. Bopearachchi 1B. HGC 12, 130. SNG ANS 431 var. (position on monogram). Porous and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 384
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Apollodotos I Soter, circa 174-165 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20 mm, 2.46 g, 12 h), Indian standard. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ AΠOΛΛOΔOTOY ΣΩTHPOΣ Elephant to right; below, monogram of KP. Rev. "Maharajasa Apaladatasa tratarasa" in Karosthi. Zebu standing to right; around, Kharosti legend; bellow, C. Bopearachchi 4D. HGC 12, 119. MIG 207b. SNG ANS 317-323. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 385
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Antimachos II Nikephoros, circa 174-165 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.26 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΜΑΧΟΥ Nike advancing to left, holding palm and open diadem; to left, monogram. Rev. "Maharajasa Jayadharasa Amtimakhasa" in Kharosthi Antimachos on horseback to right. Bopearachchi 1C. HGC 12, 124. MIG 135d. SNG ANS 399-408. Clear and well-struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 386
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides II, circa 145-140 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 16.86 g, 12 h). Diademed and draped bust of Eukratides II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥΚΤΡΑΤΙΔΟΥ Apollo standing left, holding arrow in right hand and leaning with left on bow set on ground; in inner left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 1Q. HGC 12, 161. SNG ANS 624. Light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 387
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, Circa 165/55-130 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 9.79 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Menander to right, wearing crested helmet covered with pelt of scales and adorned with head of wing. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa / Menamdrasa (in Karosthi) Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, brandishing thunderbolt with her left hand and with a shield over her right arm; in field to lower left, Σ; in field tο lower right, monogram. Bopearachchi 15B. HGC 12, 182. SNG ANS 850. Finely detailed portrait. Small edge chip at 6h, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 388
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I, circa 165/55-130 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.42 g, 1 h), Indian Standard. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Menander to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa / Menamdrasa (in Karosthi) Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, brandishing thunderbolt with her left hand and with a shield over her right arm; in field tο lower right, monogram. Bopearachchi Série 13H. HGC 12, 181. SNG ANS 791-801. Light porosity on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 389
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Zoilos I, circa 150-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 2.26 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ / ΖΩΙΛΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Zoilos to right. Rev. Maharajas dhramikasa / Jhoilasa (in Karosthi) Herakles standing left, head facing, holding wreath in right hand, club and lion's skin in left; in left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 3B. HGC 12, 218. SNG ANS 968-72. Lightly toned. Light die-rust, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Collectible Antialkidas tetradrachm
Lot 390
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Antialkidas Nikephoros, circa 130-120 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 8.71 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ / ΑΝΤΙΑΛΚΙΔΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Antialkidas to right. Rev. Maharajasa jayadharasa / Amtialkidasa (in Kharosthi) Zeus standing facing, with elephant prancing to left behind him, holding a transverse, lotos-tipped scepter in his left hand and, in his right, Nike standing left on a globe and crowning the elephant with a wreath held in her right hand; to left, monogram of ΗΔΥ. Bopearachchi 6A. HGC 12, 254. SNG ANS 1057. Rare. Toned and well centered. Scratches, porosity, reverse corroded, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 391
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Antialkidas Nikephoros, circa 130-120 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.41 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ ΑΝΤΙΑΛΚΙΔΟΥ Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Antialkidas to right, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear. Rev. "Maharajasa jayadharasa Amtialikidasa" in Kharosthi Zeus Nikephoros enthroned slightly left; to left, forepart of elephant to right, holding wreath in its trunk; below throne, monogram. Bopearachchi 12B. HGC 12, 258. MIG 279d. SNG ANS 1072-77. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 392
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Antialkidas Nikephoros, circa 130-120 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.44 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ / ΑΝΤΙΑΛΚΙΔΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Antialkidas to right, wearing kausia. Rev. Maharajasa jayadharasa / Amtialkidasa (in Kharosthi) Zeus Nikephoros enthroned slightly left; to left, forepart of elephant to left, holding wreath in its trunk; below throne, monogram. Bopearachchi 13C. HGC 12, 259. SNG ANS 1095-97. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 393
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Lysias, circa 130-125 BC. Drachm (Silver, 12 mm, 2.42 g, 12 h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOΥ / ΛΥΣIOΥ Diademed and draped bust of Lysias to right, wearing elephant's skin headdress. Rev. Maharajasa apadihatasa / Lisikasa (in Karoshti) Herakles standing facing, crowning himself with wreath held in right hand and cradling club and palm frond in left arm draped with lion skin; in inner left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 4C. HGC 12, 240. SNG ANS 1032-4. Well centered and lightly toned. Old scratch on cheek, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 394
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Philoxenos Aniketos, circa 125-110 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26.5 mm, 9.43 g, 12 h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY / ΦIΛOΞENOY Diademed and draped bust of Philoxenos to right. Rev. Maharajasa apadihatasa / Philasinasa (in Kharosthi) Philoxenos on horse rearing to right; below horse to right, monogram. Bopearachchi 3E. HGC 12, 267. SNG ANS 1162-3. Nice style portrait and well centered. Light corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 395
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Philoxenos Aniketos, circa 125-110 BC. Drachm (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.46 g, 12 h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANIKHTOY ΦIΛOΞENOY Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Philoxenos to right, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear. Rev. "Maharajasa apadihatasa Philasinasa", in Kharosti. Philoxenos on horse rearing to right; below to left, Σ; below right, square monogram. Bopearachchi 6D. HGC 12, 272. MIG 341e. SNG ANS 1189-93. Clear and well-struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 396
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Diomedes, circa 115-105 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.14 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΔΙΟΜΗΔΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Diomedes to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa / Diyumetasa (in Karosthi) The Dioskouroi on horseback charging right, each holding counched lance in right hand; in field to lower right, monogram. Bopearachchi 4A. HGC 12, 282. Cf. SNG ANS 1219 (control). Corroded, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 397
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Strato I, circa 105-85/0 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 8.60 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΣΤΑΡΤΩΝΟΣ Diademed and draped bust of Strato I to right, wearing crested Boeotian helmet decorated with a bull's horn. Rev. Maharajasa prakashasa tratarasa / Stratasa (in Kharosthi). Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, brandishing thunderbolt with her left hand and with a shield over her right arm; in lower left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 28A. HGC 12, 335. SNG ANS -. Porous, and with heavy scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 398
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Hermaios, circa 105-90 BC. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 9.80 g, 12 h), Posthumous issue struck by Indo-Skythians, uncertain mint in the Paropamisadai, c. 85-80. BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΗΕΡΜΑΙΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Hermaios to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa Heramayasa Zeus seated facing slightly left, right hand raised in benediction gesture and holding scepter in left; in right field, monogram. Bopearachichi 10A. CHIS 18T. HGC 12, 298. Cf. SNG ANS 1362-5 (drachm). Deeply toned. Scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 399
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Artemidoros, circa 100-80 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 9.27 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΙΚΗΤΟΥ / ΑΡΤΕΜΙΔΩΡΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Artemidoros to right. Rev. Maharajasa apadihatasa / Artemidorosa (in Karosthi) Artemis standing left, quiver at shoulder, drawing bow; in field to left, monogram. Bopearachchi 2A. HGC 12, 352. Mitchiner 402. SNG ANS -. Extremely rare, attractively toned and with a powerful Hellenistic portrait. Light scratch and flan flaw on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 400
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Apollodotos II Soter Philopator Megas, circa 85-65 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 9.09 g, 11 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡOΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΑΠΟΛΛΟΔΟΤΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Apollodotos to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa / Apaladatasa (in Kharosthi) Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, brandishing thunderbolt with her left hand and with a shield over her right arm; in field tο lower left, monogram. Bopearachchi 3B. HGC 12, 389. SNG ANS 1570-2. Obverse heavily smoothed and numerous scratches, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 401
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Apollodotos II, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 9.60 g, 6 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΠΟΛΛΟΔΟΤΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Apollo standing facing slightly left, holding arrow in right hand, bow in left. Rev. Maharajasa Apaladatasa / tradarasa (in Karosthi) Tripod; monogram to left. Bopearachchi 6G. HGC 12, 120. SNG ANS 364-9. Brown patina. Light corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 402
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Amyntas, circa 80-65 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 2.56 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ Helmeted heroic bust of Amyntas to left, wearing aegis on left shoulder and seen from behind, wielding spear in right hand. Rev. Maharajasa jayadharasa Amitasa (in Karosthi) Radiate Zeus-Mithra seated 3/4 to left, holding Athena in outstretched right hand, scepter and palm branch in left; monogram to left. Bopearachchi 11A. HGC 12, 426. SNG ANS 1247. Rare. Bent and straightened, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 403
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Archebios, circa 75-65 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 1.89 g, 11 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ / ΑΡΧΕΒΙΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Archebios to right. Rev. Maharajasa dhramikasa jayadharasa / Arkhebiyasa (in Karosthi) Radiate Zeus-Mithra advancing forward, raising thunderbolt in right hand, holding scepter in left; in lower right field, PKA monogram. Bopearachchi 2A. HGC 12, 432. Cf. SNG ANS 1285 (control). Porosity and pitting, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 404
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Strato II and Strato III, circa 25-10 BC. Drachm (Billon, 15 mm, 2.41 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛ / ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ Diademed and draped bust of Starto II, with elderly features, to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa Stratasa putrasa chasa priyapita Stratasa Athena Promachos advancing left, holding forth shield in left hand and brandishing thunderbolt in right; letter in right field. Bopearchchi 6. HGC 12, 483. SNG ANS 1734-6. Rare. Toned. Scratch in obverse field, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 410
INDIA, Gupta Empire. Chandragupta II Vikramaditya, 380-413. Dinar (Gold, 19 mm, 7.71 g, 12 h), Archer type. Chandragupta standing left, head turned to right, holding arrow and bow; to left, Garuda standard. Rev. Lakshmi seated facing on lotus, holding diadem and lotus; tamgha to left. Alketar class II, variety L, 23. BKB class III, 68-80. Bayana class II, variety I, 1007 . A very unusual example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
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