Bactrian Kingdom

$75.00

Menander.

AE Chalkus (3.5 grams).

Perhaps the best known of the Indo-Greek kings, Menander was appointed by Eukratides to rule the areas south of the Hindu Kush. According to Buddhist tradition, in which he is names Milinda, Menander was a just and powerful ruler and a convert to Buddhism.

Categories: ,

Description

Menander.

AE Chalkus (3.5 grams).

Perhaps the best known of the Indo-Greek kings, Menander was appointed by Eukratides to rule the areas south of the Hindu Kush. According to Buddhist tradition, in which he is names Milinda, Menander was a just and powerful ruler and a convert to Buddhism.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

160 – 145 B.C.

Obverse

Head of elephant right, bell around neck.

Reverse

Club upwards; Karosthi legend around; Monogram A in lower field.


We are open for business beginning Monday, June 1st under the following guidelines.

 Monday’s the gallery is open 10am – 4pm

Tuesday's - Thursday's - By appointment only

Friday’s the gallery is open 10am – 4pm

We are available to answer your calls and emails Monday-Friday 10 am to 5 pm.

  • YOU MUST WEAR A MASK TO ENTER – we will be wearing masks
  • NO GROUPS of people will be admitted
  • While in the gallery please maintain SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES
  • If we are busy with other customers you will be asked to wait outside

No public restroom available

These guidelines will remain in effect until further notice, STAY SAFE!