BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Theophilos Dikaios.
|CNG 91, Lot: 427. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 130-129 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 2.42 g, 12h). BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔIKAIOY ΘEOΦIΛOY, diademed and draped bust right / “Maharajasa dhramikasa Theaphilasa” in Kharosthi, laureate Herakles standing facing, resting right hand on club set on ground and lion skin draped over left forearm; monogram to inner left. Bopearachchi 3A; Bopearachchi & Rahman –; SNG ANS –; MIG Type 373 = BMBI 1. VF, toned. Extremely rare, the third known and the first offered at auction.