Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Antimachos I
about 185–170 B.C.
Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2239.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Obverse: Bust of Antimachos I to right, wearing chlamys, diadem and flat hat.
Reverse: Poseidon, facing, wearing himation and wreath; holding trident in right hand and in lowered left hand, palm branch bound with fillet.
Inscription in Greek at right and left. Monogram at right.
By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)