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Exceptional quality for the type.

Lot 57: KINGS of BAKTRIA, Eukratides I. circa 171-145 BC. AR Drachm

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 48

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KINGS of BAKTRIA. Eukratides I. circa 171-145 BC. AR Drachm (4.28 gm; 21 mm). Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Eukratides I right, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear. Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY above, EYKPATIΔOY in exergue, the Dioskouroi, holding palm branches and spears, on horses rearing right; to lower right, monogram. Bopearachchi 7G; HGC 12, 136. Sharply struck on a nice broad medallic flan. Fine style. Perfectly centered. Choice FDC. Lightly toned. Exceptional quality for this type.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 57
  • Listing #: 1099364
  • Closed: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:18:40 AM CT
  • Estimate: $2,000