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451, Lot: 212. Estimate $100.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Eukratides I Megas. Circa 170-145 BC. AR Drachm (17x16mm, 0.66 g, 12h). Bilingual issue. Indian standard. [BAΣIΛE]ΩΣ below, MEΓAΛOY up left, EYKPATIΔOY above, diademed and draped bust right; all within bead-and-reel border / Rajasa mahadakasa Evukratidasa (sic)in Kharosthi, the Dioskouroi standing facing, each holding spear. Cf. Bopearachchi 17 (for general type); Bopearachchi & Rahman –; SNG ANS –; cf. HGC 12, 142 (same). Find patina, roughness, chipped flan. VF. Apparently unique on a square flan.