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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 over which is spread lion-skin; in right hand club resting against knee. [monogram and inscription] (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.

Mint

Baktra, Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2235.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.50 gm.

Accession Number

35.209

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins