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BMC 3Menander. Drachm. 160-145 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, diademed, draped bust right / Kharosthi legend, Pallas Athena standing left, holding aegis in left arm and hurling thunderbolt with right; HA monogram in right field. BMC 3; Whitehead 407.TextFull Size
BMC 8Bactrian Kingdom, Menander, AR Drachm. 2.45 gr. 16.36mm. 160-145 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, helmeted, draped bust right / Karosthi legend, Athena Alkidemos walking left, holding shield on left arm and brandishing thunderbolt. PA monogram in right field. cf Sear Greek 7601; BMC 8; Whitehead 423.TextFull Size
BMC 16Menander. Drachm. 160-145 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, diademed, draped bust right / Kharosthi legend, Pallas Athena standing left, holding aegis in left arm and hurling thunderbolt with right; AY monogram in right field. BMC 16.TextFull Size
BMC 32Menander, AR Drachm. 165-130 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Diademed bust of Menander left, thrusting spear held in right hand / Kharosthi legend, Athena walking left, holding shield and brandishing thunderbolt, MT monogram in right field. BMC 32; cf. Sear 7603.TextFull Size
BMC 36Menander, King of Baktria, 165-130 BC. AR drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, diademed, heroic bust of Menander left, thrusting spear held in right hand / Kharosthi legend, Athena standing right, holding aegis and brandishing thunderbolt, DFI monogram in left field. BMC 36-37; Whitehead 462-469; Grotefend 46; Bop. 6A; Mitchener MIG 221b; Sear Greek 7604.TextFull Size
BN 135 Baktrian Kingdom. Menander I Soter, 155-130 BC. AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Helmeted draped bust / Athena standing with thunderbolt and shield. TextFull Size
Bop 2B Baktria, Indo-Greek Kings. Menander. Circa 155-130 BC. AR Drachm (1.41 gm). Helmeted bust of Athena right / Owl standing right; monogram in right field. MIG 213a. TextFull Size
Bop 2C Baktria, Menander I AR Drachm. ca 165/55-130 BC. Bilingual series. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, draped bust of Athena right, in helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear / Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa in Kharosthi, owl standing right, head facing; monogram to lower right. SNG ANS 683. TextFull Size
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Bop 3D Menander I. Circa 165/155-130 BC. AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Diademed bust left, seen from back, holding spear / Athena Alkidemos right, holding shield and thunderbolt; monogram. TextFull Size
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Bop 6A Menander. c155-130 BC. AR Drachm. Pushkalavati mint? BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Diademed heroic bust left, with aegis and spear / Athena Alkidemos right; monogram left. MIG 221b. TextFull Size
Bop 7 Baktria. Menander. Circa 155-130 BC. AR Drachm (2.44 gm). Taxila mint? BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Diademed heroic bust left, with aegis and spear / Athena Alkidemos left; monogram. MIG 224c. TextFull Size
Bop 7B Graeco-Bactrian Kings, Menander I Soter (ca. 165/155130 BC) AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, diademed bust of Menander viewed from behind, brandishing spear in right hand and in aegis on left shoulder / Karosthi legend Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa, Athena Alkidemos walking left, brandishing thunderbolt in raised right hand, shield on left arm, TextFull Size
Bop 12 Baktria, Menander AR Tetradrachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Diademed and draped bust right / Athena standing left, holding shield and thunderbolt, Karosthi legend around. TextFull Size
Bop 13 Menander, c155-130BC silver drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Diademed head facing right./ Athena Alkidemos to left holding shield. TextFull Size
Bop 13B Graeco-Bactrian Kings, Menander I Soter (ca. 165/155130 BC) AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, diademed, draped bust of Menander right / Karosthi legend Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa, Athena Alkidemos, viewed from behind, standing left, brandishing thunderbolt in raised right hand and holding shield on extended left arm, AY monogram in left field. TextFull Size
Bop 13I Baktria, Menander AR Drachm. ca 155-130 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Diademed bust right / Athena left brandishing thunderbolt and holding shield; Karosthi legend around, monograms in lower fields. TextFull Size
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Bop 145ff Baktria. Menander. Circa 155-130 BC. AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, bust right in crested helmet / Karosthi legend, Athena Alkidemos walking left with thunderbolt and shield; monogram right. MIG 218c. TextFull Size
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Bop 15B Baktria, Menander I AR Tetradrachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Helmeted, diademed, and draped bust right / Athena Alkidemos standing left; monograms flanking. SNG ANS 850-853. TextFull Size
Bop 16I Menander AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Helmeted, diademed and draped bust right / Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding shield and thunderbolt; monogram to right. TextFull Size
Bop 23C Baktria, Menander. 165-130 BC. AE Square Dichalkon. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, helmeted bust of Athena right / Athena Promachos standing left, holding spear and thunderbolt. MIG 239b. TextFull Size
Bop 29Av Baktria, Menander I. Circa 165/55-130 BC. AE Octuple. Bilingual series. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, facing bucranium / [Maharajasa tra]tarasa Menamdrasa in Kharosthi, tripod; monogram to right. TextFull Size
Bop 29B Baktria, Menander I Soter AE 25x25mm. Indian standard, thick heavy module. Ox head facing / Tripod; monogram in inner right field. MIG 233c. TextFull Size
Bop 31 Baktria, Menander I. Circa 165/155-130 BC. AE Double unit. Helmeted and draped bust of Athena right / Nike walking right; monogram to right. SNG ANS 943. TextFull Size
Bop 32 Indo-Greek Kingdom of Baktria, Menander I Soter Square AE 15. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Helmeted head right / Nike standing right holding palm and wreath. TextFull Size
MACW 1807 Indo-Greek, Menander Square AE Hemiobol. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, bust left wearing aegis and hurling javelin / Kharosthi legend, Athena walking right with aegis and hurling thunderbolt. TextFull Size
MACW 1824 Indo-Greek, Menander Square AE21 Hemiobol. Kipasa mint. BAΣIΛEΩΣ (ΔIKAIOΣ?) MANANΔΡOY, Pallas Athena standing left / Kharosthi legend, lion sitting left. TextFull Size
MIG 215f Menander c.160 - 145 BC. AR Drachm, bilingual type. Pushkalavati mint. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Draped bust right, wearing a fillet. / Athena walking left, brandishing a spear and holding a shield. TextFull Size
MIG 217f Indo-Greek, Menander AR Tetradrachm. 160-145 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, Helmeted bust of Menander right / Athena walking left, holding thunderbolt and shield. TextFull Size
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MIG 218b Indo - Greek Kings, Menander c.160 - 145 BC. AR Bilingual Drachm. Panjhir Mint. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, helmeted and draped bust right / Athena walking left, brandishing a spear and holding a shield. TextFull Size
MIG 224b Menander AR Drachm. 166 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, bust of king Menander, viewed from behind, head left, wearing diadem and aegis, and thrusting spear held in right hand / Athena standing left., brandishing thunderbolt and holding shield; monogram in right field. TextFull Size
MIG 240 Menander ca 160-145 BC. AE Square Chalkos. Pushkalavati Mint. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY around elephant's head right with bell around neck / Kharosthi legend around club, DHT monogram in left field, A in right field. BMC 67-68.TextFull Size
SNGANS 739ff Menander I AR Drachm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, diademed bust left, seen from back, thrusting with spear / Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding shield on arm, wielding spear. VHT monogram in right field. BMC 32. TextFull Size
Whitehead 394Menander. AR Drachm. 18.17mm, 2.31 g. 160-145 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ MENANΔΡOY, diademed, draped bust right / Kharosthi legend, Pallas Athena standing left, holding aegis in left arm and hurling thunderbolt with right; EΔ monogram (Whitehead monogram 66) in left field. Whitehead 394-395; Sear 7600 var (monogram).TextFull Size
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