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90100068
Sale: Nomos 10, Lot: 68. Estimate CHF5500. 
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015. 
Sold For CHF4400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I, c. 170-145 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 32mm, 17.00 g 12), c. later 160s. Diademed and draped bust of Eukratides to right, wearing Macedonian helmet adorned with bull�s horn and ear. Rev. / The Dioskouri galloping to right, each holding spear and palm branch; below right, monogram. Bopearachchi Series 6W, 40. Mitchiner 177f. SNG ANS 469. A splendid example, beautifully sharp, perfectly struck and with an unusually large bust. Virtually as struck.


From the Sunrise Collection.