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Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Silver – Type 1

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs dikaiou menandrou]

Bust of Menander II, diademed and draped right

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨢𐨿𐨪𐨨𐨁𐨐𐨯 𐨨𐨅𐨣𐨡𐨿𐨪𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa dhramikasa menaṃdrasa]

Nike with halo walking right holding wreath in outstretched right hand and palm in left hand

 

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Composition

Silver

 

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IG 1045

807.

1A

228

Drachm

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 1.1

 

IG 1046

807c.

 

 

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 1.2

 

IG 1047

807e.

 

 

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 1.3

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander and Dikaios (c BC) – Silver – Type 2

 

 

 

 

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Composition

Silver

 

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IG 1048

808.

2A

229

Drachm

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 2.1

 

IG 1049

809.

2B

 

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 2.2

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Silver – Type 3

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs dikaiou menandrou]

Bust of Menander II, diademed, seen from behind, throwing spear with right arm, aegis over left arm

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨢𐨿𐨪𐨨𐨁𐨐𐨯 𐨨𐨅𐨣𐨡𐨿𐨪𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa dhramikasa menaṃdrasa]

Nike with halo walking right holding wreath in outstretched right hand and palm in left hand

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

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Composition

Silver

 

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IG 1050

809m.

Drachm

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 3.1

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Silver – Type 4

 

 

 

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

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Composition

Silver

 

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IG 1051

810.

3A

230

Drachm

Mitch

BN 3B has an uncertain monogram

Can’t find the BIGR entry for this BN No.

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Silver – Type 4c

This may be the same as the previous type but with a different monogram?

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs dikaiou menandrou]

Bust of Menander II, diademed and draped right, wearing Boeotian helmet covered with animal skin

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨢𐨿𐨪𐨨𐨁𐨐𐨯 𐨨𐨅𐨣𐨡𐨿𐨪𐨯 (orientation: ) [transliteration: mahārājasa dhramikasa menaṃdrasa ]

Deified ruler riding on horse, wearing helmet and cuirass right

 

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Composition

Silver

 

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IG 1051A

810e.

 

 

Drachm

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 4.1

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Silver – Type 5

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ (orientation: ⃕⤻) [transliteration: basileōs dikaiou menandrou]

Bust of Menander II, diademed and draped, wearing Boiotion helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear right

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨢𐨿𐨪𐨨𐨁𐨐𐨯 𐨨𐨅𐨣𐨡𐨿𐨪𐨯 (orientation: (plus arrow below, going clockwise from right to left)) [transliteration: mahārājasa dhramikasa menaṃdrasa]

Deified ruler riding on horse, wearing helmet and cuirass right

 

Actual Weight (g)

 

 

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Composition

Silver

 

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IG 1052

810m.

 

Drachm

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 5.1

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Silver – Type 6

 

 

 

 

Actual Weight (g)

~2.2

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

~18

 

Composition

Silver

 

Catalogue

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Rarity

IG 1053

811.

4A

 

Drachm

?

?

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 4.3

 

Stated in BN to be from the collection of Bill Spengler.

RRR

 

Indo-Greek – Menander and Dikaios (c BC) – Copper – Type 1

 

 

 

 

Actual Weight (g)

~7.5

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

~20

 

Composition

Copper

 

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IG 1054

812.

5A

252

Double Unit

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 6.2

 

IG 1055

813.

5B

 

 

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 6.3

 

IG 1056

814.

5C

 

 

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 6.1

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Copper – Type 2

 

 

 

 

Actual Weight (g)

8.5

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

18-22

 

Composition

Copper

 

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IG 1057

815.

6A

253

Double Unit

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 7.1

 

IG 1058

815c.

”

Leu

 

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Copper – Type 3

 

 

 

 

Actual Weight (g)

8.5

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

18-22

 

Composition

Copper

 

Catalogue

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IG 1059

816.

7A

254

Double Unit

 

BM

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 8.1

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Copper – Type 4

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ (orientation: ↑→↓) [transliteration: basileōs dikaiou menandrou]

Male figure standing, wearing helmet and cuirass, holding spear and shield in left hand, outstretched right arm right

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨢𐨿𐨪𐨨𐨁𐨐𐨯 𐨨𐨅𐨣𐨡𐨿𐨪𐨯 (orientation: ↓←↑) [transliteration: mahārājasa dhramikasa menaṃdrasa]

Lion standing left, raising right paw

 

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Composition

Copper

 

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IG 1060

816m.

 

 

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 9.1

 

 

Indo-Greek – Menander Dikaios (c BC) – Copper – Type 5

 

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΜΕΝΑΝΔΡΟΥ : Heracles, wreathed, naked, standing facing, crowning head with wreath in right hand, club, palm branch and lion skin in crook of left arm

𐨨𐨱𐨪𐨗𐨯 𐨢𐨿𐨪𐨨𐨁𐨐𐨯 𐨨𐨅𐨣𐨡𐨿𐨪𐨯 : Two pilei with stars, palms between

 

Actual Weight (g)

~1

 

Actual Diameter (mm)

~12-14

 

Composition

Copper

 

Catalogue

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IG 1061

816p.

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-

Half Unit

 ?

CNG

Bactrian and Indo-Greek Coinage Menander II 10.1

RR