BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Antialkidas Nikephoros. Circa 130-120 BC. Æ (8.73 g). Indian standard. Draped bust of Zeus right, thunderbolt over shoulder / Two palms between piloi of the Dioskouroi; monogram to lower left. Bopearachchi 17C; SNG ANS 1131-3
Condition: Good VF, dark green patina, attractive!
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Menander I. Circa 165/55-130 BC. Æ Unit (3.25 g, 12h). Square module. Head of elephant right, wearing bell; A below / Club of Herakles; monogram to left, “stra” in Kharosthi to right.
A rare medieval / Viking period silver coin, dating to Vendian or Viking kingdoms of Northern Europe, c. 900-1000 AD. Crude imitation of a Carolingian denar, slightly cup-shaped of fine silver. The coin shows a cross with 4 pellets / a church or another building.
Condition: Good VF or better for type, very nice flan and wondeful old col ...click for details