Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with head of Euthydemos II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 190–171 B.C.


Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2238.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.89 gm.

Accession Number

35.208

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Euthydemos II to right, diademed.
Dotted circle.
Reverse: Young Herakles facing, ivy-crowned holding in right hand wreath of ivy: in left hand club and lion’s skin.
Inscription in Greek at right and left. Monogram in field at left.

Credit Line

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