Stater of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 170–145 B.C.


Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 8.47 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1993.683

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Eukratides I to right, wearing crested helmet with ear and horn of bull.
Reverse: Dioskouroi galloping right, holding lances and palms.
Monogram at right. Inscription in Greek above and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, November 17, 1993

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour