Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 170–145 B.C.


Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 16.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

69.29

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, diademed and helmeted bust of Eukratides to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Fillet border.
Reverse: Jugate, draped busts right of Heliocles, bareheaded, and Laodice, diademed. Inscription in Greek. Monogram at left.
Fillet border.

Provenance

By 1969: with Münzen und Medaillen AG., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG., April 10, 1969

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour