nomos 6
8 May 2012
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Euthydemos II. Circa 185-180 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.03 g 12). Diademed and draped bust of Euthydemos II to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΥΘΥΔΗΜΟΥ Youthful Herakles, nude but for lionskin over his left arm, standing facing, wearing an ivy wreath and holding a club in his left hand and a second ivy wreath in his right. Bopearachchi 1 D. Mitchiner 113b. SNG ANS 217-218. A lovely coin struck in good silver. Lightly toned, Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF