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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 543

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I Megas. Circa 170-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32.25mm, 16.96 g, 12h). Dynastic pedigree issue.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 543.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Oriental Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 17 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I Megas. Circa 170-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32.25mm, 16.96 g, 12h). Dynastic pedigree issue. BAΣIΛEYΣ MEΓAΣ around, EYKPATIΔHΣ in exergue, bust of Eukratides right, wearing helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear; all within bead-and-reel border / HΛIOKΛEOYΣ above, KAI ΛAOΔIKHΣ in exergue, conjoined draped busts of Heliokles and Laodike, wearing tainia, right; monogram to left; all within bead-and-reel border. Bopearachchi 13A; Bopearachchi & Rahman –; SNG ANS –; MIG Type 182b; HGC 12, 133. Traces of deposits, hint of porosity, much luster remaining. EF. High relief portraits. An exceptional example. Rare.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.