Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 1768

Price realized: 240 CHF   (Approx. 255 USD / 243 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Heliokles II, circa 90-75 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 7.65 g, 12 h), Indian standard, uncertain mint in eastern Gandhara or the western Punjab. ΒAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔIKAIOY HΛIOKΛEOYΣ Draped bust of Heliokles II to right, wearing crested helmet adorned with pelt and wing. Rev. 'Maharajasa dhramikasa Heliyakreyasa' ('of the Great King Heliokles the Just' in Karoshti) Zeus standing front, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and scepter in his left; to lower left, monogram. Bopearachchi 3A. HGC 12, 378. Corroded and rough, otherwise, very fine.

Starting price: 50 CHF