Superb Hellenistic Portrait
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Agathokles.
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 357. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 185-180 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.81 g, 12h). Diademed and draped bust right / BASILEWS AGAQOKLEOUS
, Zeus standing facing, holding scepter in left hand and Hekate, who holds a lighted torch in each hand, in right hand; monogram to inner left. Bopearachchi Série 1D; MIG type 137; SNG ANS 230. Superb EF, a few light marks. Wonderful high relief portrait.
From the Semon Lipcer Collection.