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Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 663. Estimate $150. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007. 
Sold For $100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Strato II. Circa 40/35-25 BC. AR Drachm (2.44 g, 12h). 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 following drachm were struck.