Eukratides I, Silver Tetradrachm

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Bactria. Eukratides I (c. 171-145 BC). Silver Tetradrachm. Obverse: Draped and cuirassed bust of Eukratides facing right, wearing a crested Bactrian helmet decorated with bull’s horn and ear. Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ…
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Description

Bactria.

Eukratides I (c. 171-145 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm.

Obverse: Draped and cuirassed bust of Eukratides facing right, wearing a crested Bactrian helmet decorated with bull’s horn and ear.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟY / ΕΥΚΡΑΤΙΔΟΥ, the Dioscuri on horseback right, ΔΝΦ monogram to right.

(HGC 12, 131).

Good Extremely Fine.

17.01g.

Specification

Period c. 171 - 145 BC
Date c. 171-145 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Eukratides I

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Bactrian Kings

Metal

Silver

References HGC 12, 131
Weight 17.01 g

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