BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Strato II.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 664. Estimate $150.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $185. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 40/35-25 BC. AR Drachm (2.30 g, 1h). Diademed and draped bust right / Athena Alkidemos standing left, preparing to cast thunderbolt; monogram to right. Bopearachchi Série 2A; SNG ANS 1721-2. VF, find patina. Rare.
After Hippostratos, the rump of the Indo-Greeks survived until circa 10 BC in the Punjab region of Jammu and Kashmir, where this and the previous drachm were struck.