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Two Exceptional Hellenistic Tetradrachms
From Dies of Fine Style

436186. SOLD $3950

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Euthydemos I. Circa 225-200 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.55 g, 12h). Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Struck circa 206-200 BC. Diademed older head right / BAΣIΛEYΩΣ EYΘOYΔHMOY, Herakles seated left on rock, holding club set on knee; monogram to inner right. Kritt A17; cf. Bopearachchi 11A (AV Octadrachm); Bopearachchi & Rahman –; SNG ANS –; cf. MIG Type 89i (same); Sunrise –; cf. HGC 12, 36 (same). Near EF, deep iridescent toning. Dies of fine style.


Ex Donald Squires Collection; Classical Numismatic Group 75 (23 May 2007), lot 617.