Bactrian Kingdom – Eucratides I the Great (r. 171-145 BC) AR tetradrachm

$380.00

Greece, Bactria/Central Asia. Hellenistic Period. Eucratides I the Great (r. 171-145 BC) AR tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in Bactria (modern Afghanistan), possibly Bactra or Ai Khanoum. About VF.

Description

Greece, Bactria/Central Asia. Hellenistic Period. Eucratides I the Great (r. 171-145 BC) AR tetradrachm. Uncertain mint in Bactria (modern Afghanistan), possibly Bactra or Ai Khanoum. About VF.

 

Design: Diademed and draped bust of Eucratides right, wearing crested helmet with bull’s horn / The Dioscuri (Castor and Pollux) riding right, each holding spear and palm; name of king below

Ref. SNG ANS 467; Bopearachchi 6O.

Dimensions: 31 mm / 15.40 gm / 11h

Condition: About VF; some scratches and marks. Struck on the typical large flan.

Video: Eucratides tetradrachm video

 

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