BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Heliokles Dikaios.
|Triton XX, Lot: 431. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 145-130 BC. AR Tetradrachm (35mm, 15.49 g, 12h). Diademed and draped bust right within bead-and-reel border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ HΛIOKΛEOYΣ ΔIKAIOY, Zeus Bremetes standing facing, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left; Δ in exergue. Bopearachchi 1D; Bopearachchi & Rahman –; SNG ANS 633; MIGType 284j: HGC 12, 169. Near EF, toned, a few minor flan splits. Struck on a broad flan. Exceptional for type and rare with the Δ control.