Leu Numismatik AG > Auction 11Auction date: 14 May 2022
Lot number: 180

Price realized: 2,000 CHF   (Approx. 2,004 USD / 1,924 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, 32 mm, 16.82 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 6W. HGC 12, 131. MIG Type 177f. Beautifully toned and with a particularly vigorous portrait. Slightly rough, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

From the collection of Walter Weise, Künker 347, 22 March 2021, 891 (with collector's ticket) and ex Münzen & Medaillen AG FPL 539, January 1991, 30.

Estimate: 1500 CHF