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21. February 2021
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Lot 387
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
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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.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Giessener Münzhandlung 99, 12 October 1999, 625.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
21 Feb 2021 18:13:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
12 Apr 2021 03:45:49 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
420 CHF by Makedon (Bids: 11)

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Lot 387
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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
Lot 388
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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
Lot 389
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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
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