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11200398
CNG 112, Lot: 398. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I Megas. Circa 170-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32mm, 17.00 g, 12h). Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, wearing crested helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear; all within bead-and-reel border / The Dioskouroi, holding palm fronds and spears, on horses rearing right; monogram in lower right field. Bopearachchi 6E; SNG ANS 465; HGC 12, 131. A hint of deposits, traces of underlying luster. EF.


From the John L. Cowan Collection. Ex Pegasi XXXIV (24 May 2016), lot 269 (obverse illustrated on back cover).