Leu Numismatik AG > Auction 11Auction date: 14 May 2022
Lot number: 179

Price realized: 1,800 CHF   (Approx. 1,803 USD / 1,732 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 33 mm, 17.00 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 Série 6E. HGC 12, 131. MIG Type 177ee. Sharply struck and with beautiful iridescent toning. A few light marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.

Estimate: 1500 CHF