EUCRATIDES I KING OF BACTRIA

Ancient Coins - EUCRATIDES I KING OF BACTRIA
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EUCRATIDES THE GREAT, KING OF BACTRIA. CA. 170-145 BC. SILVER TETRADRACHM.

Struck in Pushkalavati. Diademed bust of the king right, wearing crested Boatian helmet,
adorned with ear and horn of bull. Fillet border./The dioscuri charging right, holding spears and palms.
In right field monogram. Mitchiner 177 e ( Typ). SNG ANS 465. Bop. Ser. 6 ( E).
16,98 g.
Excellent portrait in high relief, nicely toned and extremely fine.


See also: BMC : Greek and Scythic kings of bactria. 14, 13.
R. Curiel and G. Fussman:  "Le tresor monetaire de Qunduz, Memoires de la Delegation Archeologique
Francaise en Afghanistan, Tome XX Paris 1965, Pl. X111, 152-156;

F. Holt: The Euthydemid coinage of Bactria: Further hoard evidence from Ai Khanoum, RN XX111, 1981.
pl. X11, 131.

For historical reference we  refer to the other Tetradrachm in our stockcollection ( EUC1).

Preis SKU: EUC2
1,950.00
  • US$ 2,398.31
  • £ 1,714.83
  • AUD 3,065.40
  • CHF 2,243.48
  • CAD 3,044.73

Wechselkurs: 02/23/18

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