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Drachm of Kingdom of Northwest India with bust of Menandros I

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Obverse: Bust of Menandros to right, diademed. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena Alkidemos left, holding aegis in left hand and hurling thunderbolt with right. To right: [monogram]. [inscription] Indian inscription - Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 155–130 B.C.

Mint

Northwest India (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2245.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.65 gm.

Accession Number

35.109

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins