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Live auction - bgr_586474 - BACTRIA - BACTRIAN KINGDOM - ANTIALCIDAS Drachme bilingue

BACTRIA - BACTRIAN KINGDOM - ANTIALCIDAS Drachme bilingue AU
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Estimate : 380 €
Price : 200 €
Maximum bid : 326 €
End of the sale : 28 July 2020 14:26:57
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Drachme bilingue
Date: c. 115-95 AC.
Mint name / Town : Atelier indéterminé
Metal : silver
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,46 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré, mais un peu court sur la légende de droit. Joli revers de style très fin. Belle patine de collection avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Buste drapé d’Antilcidas à droite, coiffé de la kausia.
Obverse legend : BASILEWS NIKHFOROU./ ANTIALKIDOU.
Obverse translation : (Roi victorieux Antialcidas).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LÉGENDE KHAROSHTHI “MAHARAJASA JAYADHARASA/ AMTIALKIDASA”.
Reverse description : Zeus trônant de trois quarts à gauche, drapé, tenant un Niké de la main droite et un sceptre transversal de la main gauche ; dans le champ à gauche, un protomé d’éléphant à gauche, la trompe levée, tenant une couronne ; sous le trône, monogramme (C).

Commentary


Poids léger. Série 13 du classement d’Osmund Bopearachchi avec cinq monogrammes différents dont un posthume. Les deux exemplaires du Cabinet des médailles de la BnF (p. 277, n° 46-47, pl. 40) proviennent du site de Mir Zakah.

Historical background


BACTRIA - Bactrian kingdom - Antialcidas

(115-95 BC)

Antialcidas warrior king contemporary Straton and Lysias with whom he seems to share a part of Bactria. The history of Greek kingdoms seem very complex at the turn of the first century BC and we have very little information.

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