Stater of Kingdom of Northwest India with bust of Athena, struck under Menandros
about 155–130 B.C.
Mint: Northwest India (Kingdom)
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 312.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.41 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Athena, draped and wearing crested helmet, to right,.
Reverse: Indian horned owl standing to right, wings closed, on ground line.
At left A.
By date unknown: H. L. Haughton Collection; by 1958: with Sotheby & Co., 34 & 35 New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Haughton Collection, April 30 and May 1, 1958, lot 397); by 1960: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; September 21. 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 700.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour