Indo-Greek: Menander I AE square sextuple with Nike defaced deliberately: UNUSUAL!

Ancient Coins - Indo-Greek: Menander I AE square sextuple with Nike defaced deliberately: UNUSUAL!
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Obverse Helmeted bust of Athena right, Greek legend around: BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΣΩTHPOΣ / MENANΔPOY
Reverse Large gouge used to remove image of Winged Nike, PK monogram at right, Kharoshthi legend around: Maharajasa / tratarasa / Menamdrasa
Date c. 160-130 BCE
Weight 11.17 gm.
Dimensions 21 x 22 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference MIG 243, Bop 31, SNG ANS 938-939
Comments
The hem of Nike's robe is visible at the bottom of the reverse, identifying the type. But the gouge seems quite deliberate and so it appears to be an explicit act of defacement. VERY UNUSUAL!
Precio SKU: H13
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  • CAD 95.36

Cotización al: 01/25/21

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