Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I
about 170–145 B.C.
Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 16.95 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed bust of Eukratides I left, seen from behind, wearing helmet with ear and horn of bull, spear in raised right hand.
Inscription in Greek above and below bust.
Reverse: Draped busts right of Heliokles and Laodike.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
Monogram at left.
Note that the handwritten record incorrectly placed the monogram at the right of the busts.
By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, November 17, 1993
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour