Roma Numismatics Ltd
E-Sale 97  26 May 2022
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Lot 1576

Estimate: 50 GBP
Price realized: 320 GBP
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Utmanzai Forgery: Indo-Greek Kingdom, Diomedes Soter AR Tetradrachm. Circa 115-105 BC. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΔIOMHΔOY, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust to right, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear / 'Maharajasa tratarasa Diyamitasa' in Kharosthi, the Dioskouroi, holding palms and spears, on horses rearing to right; monogram to lower right. H. De S. Shortt, 'Utmanzai Coins' in NC vol. 3, 1963, pp. 11-36, pl. IV, 25 (same dies); W. G. Sayles, Classical Deception (Wisconsin, 2011), p. 55; for prototype, Bopearachchi 5A, SNG ANS 1220 and HGC 12, 280. 9.77g, 25mm, 12h.

Condition as seen. Imitating an extremely rare type.

From the inventory of a UK dealer.
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