An attractive tetradrachm of Eukratides I with a bold portrait
Lot 1771
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32 mm, 16.99 g, 12 h), Baktra or an uncertain mint in the Paropamisadai or Gandhara, circa 162-145. Diademed and draped bust of Eukratides I to right, wearing crested Macedonian helmet adorned with bull’s horn and ear. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOΥ / EΥKΡATIΔOY The Dioskouri galloping to right, each holding spear and palm branch; to lower right, monogram. Bopearachchi 6E. HGC 12, 131. Lighty toned. An attractive piece with a bold portrait. Minor die wear on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.


Ex Gorny & Mosch 236, 7 March 2016, 308A and Goldberg 85, 2 June 2015, 3064.
Starting price:
250 CHF
Hammer price:
1400 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
Minimum bid:
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Time left:
Closing time: 17-Jul-22, 15:50:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.

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