|Roma Numismatics Ltd > E-Sale 97||Auction date: 26 May 2022|
|Lot number: 497|
Price realized: 4,000 GBP (Approx. 5,029 USD / 4,692 EUR) Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Greco-Baktrian Kingdom, Eukratides I Megas AR Tetradrachm. Circa 170-145 BC. Dynastic pedigree issue. Draped and cuirassed bust to right, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear; BAΣIΛEYΣ MEΓAΣ above, EYKPATIΔHΣ below, all within bead-and-reel border / Jugate, draped busts of Heliokles and Laodike, wearing tainia, to right; HΛIOKΛEOYΣ above, KAI ΛAOΔIKHΣ in exergue, monogram to left, all within bead-and-reel border. Bopearachchi 15A; Bopearachchi & Rahman 263; SNG ANS 526-7; Mitchiner 182a; HGC 12, 133. 17.05g, 30mm, 12h.
Near Extremely Fine. Rare.
From a private European collection.
Estimate: 2500 GBP