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10700573
Triton XXI, Lot: 573. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Epander Nikephoros. Circa 80/75 BC. AR Drachm (20mm, 2.46 g, 12h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ NIKHΦOPOY EΠANΔPOY, diademed and draped bust right / maharajasa jayadharasa epadrasa in Kharosthi, Athena Alkidemos advancing left, brandishing thunderbolt and aegis; monograms to lower left and right. Cf. Bopearachchi Série 1A (for type with : only) and 2B (Æ with both monograms; Bopearachchi & Rahman –; SNG ANS –; cf. MIG Type 301 (for type with left monogram only); cf. HGC 12, 412 (same); Zeno 138273 (Ashmolean) var. (monograms transposed). Good VF, light deposits. Struck on a broad flan. Extremely rare.