Ancients.info - The Online Resource for Ancient Coins & Antiquities  

Home Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Sidebar Off

 Home · Register  


» Home » Member » 4to2centophilia » Currently Owned Slide Show


Kings of Bactria, Eucratides I, circa 170-145.
next

View Larger Image


Kings of Bactria, Eucratides I, circa 170-145.



Kings of Bactria, Eucratides I, circa 170-145. Tetradrachm, Merv circa 155-145 BC, AR 16.87 g. Naked, heroic and diademed bust of Eucratides I l., seen from behind, wearing horned helmet and holding spear in r. hand over r. shoulder. Rev. Dioscuri galloping r., each holding spear and palm branch; in r. field, monogram. Mitchiner 179a. Bopearachchi series 8, 57. Very rare. Minor edge marks, otherwise good very fine


Nac 106 Lot 1212 May 2018


Eucratides_the_Great_small.jpg
Eastern_Europe_Celtic_Phillp-compressed.jpg
Best_Rum-cropobv-compressed.jpg
Archbishop_Celtic_cmpressed.jpg
ATG_fourree_final_compressed.jpg
>>
4to2centophilia


Registered User
See all User Photos

Registered: February 2006
Posts: 1,498
  • Pin It
0
Date: May 19, 2018
Views: 379
Photo Tags: 1




Meander

Registered User
A great coin. I would say the most iconic of the Bactrian tets. I own one, albeit in a lesser condition.
#1 May 28, 2018 9:23pm

4to2centophilia

Registered User
Thanks. It took a long time to find one I liked, at a price I could live with.
.
.
"When you are in Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere" St. Ambrose (340-397) to St. Augustine.
#2 May 30, 2018 10:57pm


Photo Sharing Gallery by PhotoPost
Copyright © 2012 All Enthusiast, Inc.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content copyright © 2002-2006, VHobbies.com, LLC. All rights reserved.

Fatal error: Call to a member function unlock_tables() on a non-object in /home/bpadmin/public_html/forums/includes/functions.php on line 4998