BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Diodotos I.
|Triton XIV, Lot: 419. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 255-235 BC. AV Stater (20mm, 8.38 g, 6h). Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Struck in the name of Antiochos II of Syria. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ down right field, ANTIOXOY down left, Zeus Bremetes, seen from behind, advancing left, extended left arm draped with aegis, preparing to hurl thunderbolt in right hand; in inner left field, wreath above eagle standing left. Holt Series A, Group 8; Bopearachchi Série 1A; SNG ANS 75; SC 630; MIG -. Good VF, typical test cut on obverse, minor scratch on reverse.