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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Baktria with head of Euthydemos II

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Obverse: Bust of Euthydemos II to right, diademed. Dotted circle. R/ Young Herakles facing, ivy-crowned holding in right hand wreath of ivy: in left hand club and lion's skin. To right: [monogram] [inscription] (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 190–171 B.C.

Mint

Baktria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2238.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.89 gm.

Accession Number

35.208

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins