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Stater of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Eukratides I to right, wearing crested helmet with ear and horn of bull. Reverse: Dioskouroi galloping right, holding lances and palms. Monogram at right. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1993: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, November 17, 1993

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 170–145 B.C.

Mint

Baktria (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 8.47 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1993.683

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins