Indo-Greek Kingdom, Menander I , c. 155 - 130 B.C.
Menander is the most important Greek who ruled in India and the only Greek mentioned in Indian literature. Tradition maintains he was a and powerful , who converted to Buddhism. This is further evidenced by his later coin legends which translate, "follower of the Dharma."WA79645. Silver , 879, 218c, 124, 16I, 193, -, gVF, attractive , , off center, light marks, 2.451 g, maximum 17.6 mm, 0o, Paropamisadai or Gandhara, uncertain mint, c. 155 - 130 B.C.; BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ MENAN∆POY, draped right, wearing diadem and crested helmet ornamented with bull's horn and ear; : Menadrasa (of Great Menander the Savior), Alkidemos standing left, brandishing thunderbolt in right hand, on left arm, right; $160.00 (€142.40)
Indo-Greek Kingdom, Hippostratos, c. 65 - 55 B.C.
The quantity and quality of Hippostratos' coinage indicates a quite powerful . He seems to have initially fought successfully against the Indo-Scythian invaders led by Azes I. He was, however, ultimately defeated and became the last western Indo-Greek .SH56743. Silver
, 1624 var. (normal M), 7 var. ( control letter not listed), 445 var. (same), aVF, 9.340 g, maximum 28.3 mm, 0o, Hazara(?) mint, BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΣΩTHPOΣ, IΠΠOΣTPATOY (M as eta), diademed and draped right; : Hipustratasa, Hippostratos on horseback right, wearing crested helmet and military garb; letters left and in , right; variant not in sources consulted, notes otherwise unpublished for the similar with a normal M; very ; SOLD
Baktrian Indo-Greek Kingdom, Antialkidas , c. 130 - 120 B.C.
, 7631, 315, 1066, aEF, 2.380 g, maximum 17.1 mm, BAΣIΛEΩΣ NIKHΦOPOY ANTIAΛKI∆OY, diademed and draped right; around, Zeus Nikator enthroned half left, in right hand, in left hand, forepart at feet, beneath throne; masterpiece portrait; SOLD
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