BAKTRIA, Pre-Seleukid Era. Sophytes.
|Triton XIV, Lot: 412. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 305-294 BC. AR Drachm (16mm, 3.67 g, 6h). Male head right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with laurel wreath and wing on cheek piece; M at truncation of neck / ΣΩΦΥΤΟΥ, cock standing right; kerykeion to left. Cf. Bopearachchi, Sophytes
3 (hemidrachm); Bopearachchi & Rahman -; SNG ANS 21-24; cf. MIG Type 29b. Good VF, toned.
From the N.T. Collection.