Obol of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Antimachos I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 185–170 B.C.


Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2240.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.60 gm.

Accession Number

35.199

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antimachos I to right. diademed and wearing causia.
Dotted circle.
Reverse: Poseidon, facing, wearing himation and wreath; holding trident in right hand and palm bound with fillet in left hand.
Inscription in Greek at right and left; monogram at right.

Holed.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)