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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with bust of Eukratides I

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Obverse: Draped, diademed and helmeted bust of Eukratides to right. Fillet border. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Jugate, draped busts right of Heliocles, bareheaded, and Laodice, diademed. Fillet border. Inscriptions in Greek above, below, and at left. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1969: with Münzen und Medaillen AG., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG., April 10, 1969

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Baktria (Kingdom)


Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 16.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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