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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
75000660

Rare Helmeted Bust

Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 660. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007. 
Sold For $2450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Artemidoros. Circa 100-80 BC. AR Tetradrachm (9.61 g, 11h). Diademed and draped bust right, wearing helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear / Nike standing right, holding wreath and palm frond; monogram to left. Bopearachchi -; SNG ANS -; Bopearachchi & Rahman -; Senior & MacDonald, The decline of the Indo-Greeks (Athens, 1998), 11 var. (monogram). Good VF, toned. Extremely rare helmeted bust tetradrachm, unpublished with this monogram.