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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Antimachos I

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Obverse: Bust of Antimachos I to right, wearing chlamys, diadem and flat hat. Reverse: Poseidon, facing, wearing himation and wreath; holding trident in right hand and in lowered left hand, palm branch bound with fillet. To right, monogram. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2239.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm.

Accession Number

35.202

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins