Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I
about 170–145 B.C.
Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2242.
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 15.92 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Eukratides I to right, diademed, draped, and wearing helmet in shape of causea adorned with ear and horn of bull and crest.
Reverse: The Dioskouroi charging right, holding long lances and palms.
Greek inscriptions above and below; monogram at right.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)