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CNG 91, Lot: 429. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Diomedes Soter. Circa 115-105 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 8.66 g, 12h). Diademed heroic bust left, seen from behind, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear, aegis on shoulder, brandishing spear / The Dioskouroi on rearing horses right, holding palm fronds and spears; monogram to lower right. Bopearachchi 7A; Bopearachchi & Rahman 485 (same obv. die); SNG ANS 1227 (same dies). VF, areas of porosity and roughness. Extremely rare.