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559023
559023.

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Demetrios I Aniketos. Circa 200-185 BC. AR Tetradrachm (36mm, 17.01 g, 12h). Diademed and draped bust right, wearing elephant skin / BAΣIΛEΩΣ to right, ΔHMHTPIOY to left, Herakles standing facing, crowning himself, holding club and lion skin; monogram to inner left. Bopearachchi 1F; cf. Bopearachchi & Rahman 124 (illustrated example is fourrée); SNG ANS 190; MIG Type 103c; HGC 12, 63. Lightly toned, trace deposits, scratch and minor double strike on obverse. Good VF.


Ex Weise Collection, purchased from Sidney Mygind, 4 December 1999.