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.
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

Match 1:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 1771

Price realized: 1,400 CHF   (Approx. 1,430 USD / 1,419 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


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

Match 2:
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.
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

Match 3:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 23Auction date: 22 August 2022
Lot number: 3533

Price realized: 1,021 CHF   (Approx. 1,065 USD / 1,060 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.90 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 6W 40 var. (monogram on the right). HGC 12, 131. Extremely rare with monogram on the left. Light marks, otherwise, good very fine.

Starting price: 250 CHF

Match 4:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 1772

Price realized: 500 CHF   (Approx. 511 USD / 507 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Drachm (Silver, 21 mm, 4.14 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 7I. HGC 12, 136. Some cleaning scratches and the obversed brushed, otherwise, about extremely fine.


Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 123, 9 May 2021, 881 and Gorny & Mosch 196, 7 March 2011, 1945.

Starting price: 200 CHF

Match 5:
Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 23Auction date: 22 August 2022
Lot number: 3534

Price realized: 80 CHF   (Approx. 83 USD / 83 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, circa 170-145 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.69 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 - EΥKΡATIΔOY Caps of the Dioskouroi, each with palm frond; below, monogram. Bopearachchi 9C. HGC 12, 139. Lightly toned. Light marks, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 25 CHF