Roma Numismatics Ltd > Auction XXVAuction date: 22 September 2022
Lot number: 598

Price realized: 7,000 GBP   (Approx. 7,886 USD / 8,033 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Greco-Baktrian Kingdom, Eukratides I Megas AR Drachm. Circa 170-145 BC. Dynastic pedigree issue. Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust to right, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear; BAΣIΛEYΣ MEΓAΣ above, EYKPATIΔHΣ below / Jugate, draped busts of Heliokles and Laodike, wearing tainia, to right; HΛIOKΛEOYΣ above, KAI ΛAOΔIKHΣ in exergue, monogram to left. Bopearachchi 14A = BMC 2; SNG ANS -; CNG MBS 76, 947 = HGC 12, 137. 4.26g, 21mm, 12h.

Extremely Fine. Extremely Rare; the third and finest known, only the second to come to auction in the past 20 years, with the other specimen in the British Museum.

From the Oxus Collection.

Estimate: 5000 GBP