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.
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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