If the spear doesn’t get ya, the thunderbolt will!

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  1. Amit Vyas

    Amit Vyas Well-Known Member

    Indo-Greek: Menander I (c. 160-130 BC), Bilingual AR Drachm, "Heroic" spear-thruster type, Bop. 13J, MIG 224e, Bop 7A (2.43 g, 16 mm)

    Obverse
    : Diademed bust of king left, seen from behind, holding spear in thrust position in right hand, aegis on left shoulder. Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩTHPOΣ/MENANΔPOY (of King Menander, the Savior)

    Reverse: Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding sloping aegis on outstretched left arm, hurling thunderbolt with right hand, monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: Maharajasa tratarasa/Menamdrasa

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  3. Muzyck

    Muzyck I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a biscuit today.

    Very nice! upload_2021-6-12_7-7-53.jpeg
     
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  4. Sulla80

    Sulla80 one coin at a time Supporter

  5. rrdenarius

    rrdenarius non omnibus dormio Supporter

    Nice coin! I like the Medusa shield face.
     
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  6. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    Great Drachm, @Amit Vyas ...

    MENANDER

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    Indo-Greek Baktria
    Menander I Soter
    BCE 155-130
    AR Tet
    26mm 9.6g Diad -
    Athena Alkidemos tbolt Gorgon shield
    SNG ANS 764-767
     
  7. ancient coin hunter

    ancient coin hunter μεγάλος βασιλιάς

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