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Triton XXII, Lot: 449. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Euthydemos I Theos Megas. Circa 225-200/195 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 16.47 g, 12h). Mint A (near Aï Khanoum). Struck circa 220/15-210/08 BC. Diademed middle-aged head right / BAΣIΛEYΩΣ down right, EYΘYΔHMOY down left, Herakles seated left on rock, holding club set on rocks; monogram below rock. Kritt A11 var. (additional N in exergue); Bopearachchi 5B; Bopearachchi & Rahman 104-105; SNG ANS 131 var. (pelleted border on rev.); MIG Type 85c; HGC 12, 40. Near EF, traces of deposits in devices. Struck on a broad flan.

From the Menlo Park Collection; purchased from Frank Kovacs, circa 1998-2002.