BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Euthydemos I, circa 225-200 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.61 g, 11 h), mint B (Baktra). Diademed head of Euthydemos I to right. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ - EYΘYΔHMOY Herakles seated left on lion skin draped on rock, placing his right hand on club set on his right leg and leaning left on rocky seat; behind, monogram. Bopearachchi 12A. HGC 12, 36. Kritt B17. MIG 94a. SNG ANS 141-142. A lightly toned example with a wonderful portrait. Good very fine.
From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, privately acquired from Leu on 17 January 2003 (with a photocopy of the original invoice and the original dealer's ticket enclosed), ex Leu 83, 6-7 May 2002, 429 and Lanz 68, 6 June 1994, 266.