Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with head of Euthydemos I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 225–200 B.C.


Mint: Baktria (Kingdom), Baktra

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2236.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.55 gm.

Accession Number

35.156

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Euthydemos I to right, diademed.
Dotted circle around.
Reverse: Herakles bearded nude, seated left on rock on which is spread lion’s-skin; in right hand club resting on knee.
Inscription in Greek at right and left. Monogram at right.

Credit Line

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