Baktria, Menander


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Circa 155-130 BC. AR drachm, 2.44 gr., 18.9 mm.

Obv: BAΣIEΛΩΣ ΣΩTHPoΣ MENANΔPοΥ; diademed, draped bust of Menander to the right.

Rev: Karosthi legend around; Athena Alkidemos advancing to the left, brandishing thunderbolt in right hand and holding shield on left arm; in left field: E-monogram.

Ref: Bopearachchi series 13-62.

Delicate toning. Extremely fine.