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Obol of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Antimachos I

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Obverse: Bust of Antimachos I to right. diademed and wearing causia, Dotted circle. Reverse: Poseidon, facing, wearing himation and wreath; holding trident in right hand and palm bound with fillet in left hand. To r. [monogram]. [inscription] (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 185–170 B.C.


Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2240.


Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.60 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins