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BMC 3Menander. Drachm. 160-145 BC. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDROY, 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. BASILEWS SWTHEROS MENANDROU, helmeted, draped bust right / Karosthi legend, Athena Alkidemos advancing 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. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDROY, 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. BASILEWS SWTHR MENANDROU, Diademed bust of Menander left, thrusting spear held in right hand / Karothsi legend, Athena advancing left, holding shield and brandishing thunderbolt, MT monogram in right field. BMC 32; cf. Sear 7604.TextFull Size
BN 135 Baktrian Kingdom. Menander I Soter, 155-130 BC. AR Drachm. 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. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDROU, draped bust of Athena right, in helmet adorned with bull's horn & ear / Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa in Karosthi, 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. 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? Diademed heroic bust left, with aegis & 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? 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. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ, diademed bust of Menander viewed from behind, brandishing spear in right hand & in aegis on left shoulder / Karosthi legend Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa, Athena Alkidemos advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt in raised right hand, shield on left arm, TextFull Size
Bop 12 Baktria, Menander AR Tetradrachm. Diademed & draped bust right / Athena standing left, holding shield & thunderbolt, Karosthi legend around. TextFull Size
Bop 13 Menander, c155-130BC silver drachm. 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. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ, diademed, draped bust of Menander right / Karosthi legend Maharajasa tratarasa Menamdrasa, Athena Alkidemos, viewed from behind, standing left, brandishing thunderbolt in raised right hand & holding shield on extended left arm, AY monogram in left field. TextFull Size
Bop 13I Baktria, Menander AR Drachm. ca 155-130 BC. Diademed bust right / Athena left brandishing thunderbolt & 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. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDOU, bust right in crested helmet / Karosthi legend, Athena Alkidemos advancing left with thunderbolt & shield; monogram right. MIG 218c. TextFull Size
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Bop 15B Baktria, Menander I AR Tetradrachm. Helmeted, diademed, & draped bust right / Athena Alkidemos standing left; monograms flanking. SNG ANS 850-853. TextFull Size
Bop 16I Menander AR Drachm. 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. BASILEWS SWTHR MENANDROU, helmeted bust of Athena right / Athena Promachos standing left, holding spear & thunderbolt. MIG 239b. TextFull Size
Bop 29Av Baktria, Menander I. Circa 165/55-130 BC. AE Octuple. Bilingual series. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDROU, facing bucranium / [Maharajasa tra]tarasa Menamdrasa in Karosthi, 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 & draped bust of Athena right / Nike advancing right; monogram to right. SNG ANS 943. TextFull Size
Bop 32 Indo-Greek Kingdom of Baktria, Menander I Soter Square AE 15. Helmeted head right / Nike standing right holding palm & wreath. TextFull Size
MACW 1807 Indo-Greek, Menander Square AE Hemiobol. BASILEWS SOTHR MANANDPOY, bust left wearing aegis & hurling javelin / Karosthi legend, Athena advancing right with aegis & hurling thunderbolt. TextFull Size
MACW 1824 Indo-Greek, Menander Square AE21 Hemiobol. Kipasa mint. BASILEWS (DIKAIOS?) MANANDPOY, Pallas Athena standing left / Karosthi legend, lion sitting left. TextFull Size
MIG 215f Menander c.160 - 145 BC. AR Drachm, bilingual type. Pushkalavati mint. Draped bust right, wearing a fillet. / Athena advancing left, brandishing a spear and holding a shield. TextFull Size
MIG 217f Indo-Greek, Menander AR Tetradrachm. 160-145 BC. Helmeted bust of Menander right / Athena advancing 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. His helmeted and draped bust rt. / Athena advancing left, brandishing a spear and holding a shield. TextFull Size
MIG 224b Menander AR Drachm. 166 BC. Bust of king Menander, viewed from behind, head turned to l., wearing diadem and aegis, and thrusting spear held in right hand / Athena standing left., brandishing thunderbolt and holding shield; monogram in field to right. TextFull Size
MIG 240 Menander c.160 - 145 BC. AE Square Chalkos. Pushkalavati Mint. Head of an elephant rt. / Club, flanked by monograms. TextFull Size
SNGANS 739ff Menander I AR Drachm. Diademed bust left, seen from back, with spear / Athena Alkidemos standing left. TextFull Size
Whitehead 394Menander. AR Drachm. 18.17mm, 2.31 g. 160-145 BC. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDROU, diademed, draped bust right / Kharosthi legend, Pallas Athena standing left, holding aegis in left arm and hurling thunderbolt with right; ED monogram (Whitehead monogram 66) in left field. Whitehead 394-395; Sear 7600 var (monogram).TextFull Size
Sear #7596Indo-Greek Kingdom of Baktria, Menander AR Tetradrachm. 155-130 BC. 27mm, 9.73 gm. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDROU, diademed bust right / Karosthi legend, Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding shield & brandishing thunderbolt.
Sear #7600Bactrian Kingdom, Menander, AR Drachm. 160-145 BC. BASILEWS SWTHEROS MENANDPOU, diademed & draped bust right / Karosthi legend. Athena advancing left, bearing shield and thunderbolt.
Sear #7601Bactrian Kingdom, Menander, AR Drachm. 160-145BC. BASILEWS SWTHROS MENANDROU, helmeted & draped bust right / Karosthi legend, Athena advancing left, bearing shield and thunderbolt.
Sear #7604Indo-Greek Kingdom, Menander, AR Drachm. 160-145 BC. BASILEUS SOTHROS MENANDROU, heroic bust of king, viewed from behind, head turned to left, thrusting spear in right hand / Athena standing right brandishing thunderbolt.ObverseReverse
Sear #7616Indo-Greek, Menander Square AE15. Struck 160-145 BC. Taxila mint? BASILEWS SWTHRWS MENANDPOY, head of elephant right, bell around neck, A below / club, Kharosthi legend around.
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