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Heroic Bust

Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 642. Estimate $4000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007. 
Sold For $3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I. Circa 170-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.00 g, 12h). Heroic bust left, wearing helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear, seen from behind, brandishing spear in his right hand / The Dioskouroi on horseback right, holding palms and lances; monogram to lower left. Bopearachchi Série 8B; SNG ANS 485. Near EF, lightly toned. Struck on excellent metal.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 66 (19 May 2004), lot 954.