Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 170–145 B.C.


Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2241.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.84 gm.

Accession Number

35.107

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Eukratides I to right, diademed and draped..
Fillet border.
Reverse: The Dioskouroi charging right, holding long lances and palms.
Inscriptions in Greek above, below, and in field at left. Monogram below hooves at right.

Credit Line

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