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My First Indo-Greek Coin!

 
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 Posted 02/20/2021  07:31 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Ag47 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Got my first Indo-Greek Bactrian drachm issued under Menander I Soter, 155-130 BC, Bopearachchi 16C.

Next to this drachm is a fake Bactrian coin, also under the name of Menander that I got years ago in a flea market as an 'unknown Roman coin', feels good to have an actual coin from that era!
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 Posted 02/20/2021  09:14 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Bob L to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Nice! Congrats. It's a rich collecting area - I'm glad you acknowledge this is just the first.
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 Posted 02/20/2021  11:04 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Spence to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
That is a super pick-up @ag47!
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 Posted 02/20/2021  3:38 pm  Show Profile   Check echizento's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add echizento to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
There is so much history in this series of coinage, congrats on your first coins from this series I hope you explore the rich history from this part of the ancient world.
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A very nice and interesting coin. Thanks for posting.
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