Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with head of Euthydemos I, struck under Agathokles
about 185–180 B.C.
Mint: Baktria (Kingdom), uncertain
Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 16.23 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Diademed head of Euthydemos I to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles seated on rock to left, left hand on rock, right hand holding club resting on rock. At right: monogram.
Around and in exergue: Greek inscriptions.
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht; November 19, 1997: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour