BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I.
|CNG 84, Lot: 789. Estimate $500.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 170-145 BC. Æ Double Unit (23mm, 5.34 g, 12h). Diademed and draped bust right, wearing helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear / The Dioskouroi on horseback right, holding palms and lances; monogram to lower left. Bopearachchi 21A; Bopearachchi & Rahman -; SNG ANS -. Near VF, dark green patina, some cleaning scratches. Rare monogram, Bropearachchi lists only two specimens, both in the BM.