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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.


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

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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. 2239.


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm.

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The Ancient World


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