A beautifully toned tetradrachm of Demetrios I with a wonderful portrait
Lot 1655
BAKTRIA, Greco-Baktrian Kingdom. Demetrios I, circa 200-185 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.76 g, 12 h), Baktra. Diademed and draped bust of Demetrios I to right, wearing elephant skin headdress. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - ΔHMHTPIOY Youthful Herakles, nude, standing facing, crowning himself with a wreath with his right hand and holding club and lion skin his left; in inner left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 1C. HGC 12, 63. Beautifully toned and with a wonderful portrait. Somewhat rough, otherwise, good very fine.


From the collection of J.B. Haarhuis, ex Hess-Divo 317, 27 October 2010, 321.
Starting price:
500 CHF
Current bid:
500 CHF
Bid increment:
50 CHF
Minimum bid:
550 CHF
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Closing time: 18-Dec-21, 23:47:00 CET
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