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Lot # 14 - Silver Tetradrachma Coin of Menander I of Indo Greeks.
Silver Tetradrachma Coin of Menander I of Indo Greeks.
Silver Tetradrachma Coin of Menander I of Indo Greeks. Silver Tetradrachma Coin of Menander I of Indo Greeks.
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DenominationTetra DrachmaMetalSilver
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Indo Greeks, Menander I (155-130 BC), Silver Tetradrachma, Obv: diademed bust of king to left, seen from behind, wearing diadem, holding spear with his upraised right hand, Greek legend around "BASIΛEΩS SΩTHPOS / MENANΔPOY" (Basileos Soteros Menandrou…of king Menander, the Saviour), Rev: Athena alkidemos standing left, seen from behind, holding horizontal shield on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, Pushkalavati monogram at right, discontinuous Kharoshthi legend around "Maharajasa tratarasa / menamdrasa", 9.84g, 23.26mm, (MACW # 1783-84/Bop.& Rahman # 320), about extremely fine, Extremely Rare.