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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Bactrian Kingdom| > SH21632
Bactrian Kingdom, Eukratides I, c. 171 - 135 B.C.
Struck on the Attic weight tetradrachm standard. This example shares the same design, style and monogram as the huge gold twenty-stater (c. 169.6 grams) of Eukratides I.
SH21632. Silver tetradrachm, Mitchiner IGIS I, p. 92, type 177(cc); SNG ANS 474, Choice gVF, chief workshop, Pushkala mint, weight 16.778g, maximum diameter 32.6mm, die axis 0o, c. 160 - 135 B.C.; obverse helmeted, draped and diademed bust right, fillet border; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY EYKPATI∆OY, the Dioskouroi on horseback right, each holding a palm branch and spear, monogram below right; scarce; SOLD










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