Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I
about 170–145 B.C.
Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2243.
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 16.46 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Eukratides I to right, diademed and wearing helmet in shape of causia, adorned with ear and horn of bull and crest.
Reverse: The Dioskouroi charging right on horseback holding long lances and palms.
Inscription in Greek. Monogram at right below forelegs of horses.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)