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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with head of Euthydemos I

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Obverse: Head of Euthydemos I to right, diademed. Dotted circle. Reverse: Herakles bearded nude, seated left on rock on which is spread lion's-skin; in right hand club resting on knee. Inscriptions in Greek to left and right. To r. [monogram] (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 225–200 B.C.


Baktra, Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2236.


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.55 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins