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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 182. Estimate CHF200. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, c. 170-145 BC. Obol (Silver, 11mm, 0.72 g 12), c. later 160s BC. Diademed and draped bust of Eukratides to right, wearing Macedonian helmet adorned with bull’s horn and ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΕΥΚΡΑΤΙΔΟΥ The two caps of the Diokouroi, each with a palm branch beside it; below, monogram of ΗΜΑ. Bopearachchi Série 9C. SNG ANS 496. A very attractive, toned example, struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.


From the collection of a European specialist.