Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Heliokles
about 145–130 B.C.
Mint: Baktria (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2244.
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.93 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Heliokles right, draped and diademed.
Reverse: Zeus, laureate, facing, clad in himation, holds winged thunderbolt and long sceptre.
Greek inscriptions in field and exergue. Monogram in field at left.
Note that the handwritten inscription in the record is not correct. There seems to be no trace of Zeus in the inscription in the exergue.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)