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Live auction - bgr_829771 - BACTRIA - BACTRIAN KINGDOM - DIODOTOS I AND DIODOTOS II Statère

BACTRIA - BACTRIAN KINGDOM - DIODOTOS I AND DIODOTOS II Statère AU/AU
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Estimate : 3 000 €
Price : 2 900 €
Maximum bid : 2 900 €
End of the sale : 06 June 2023 14:24:43
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Statère
Date: c. 256-225 AC.
Mint name / Town : Bactres, Bactriane
Metal : gold
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 8,18 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Très beau portrait du Roi malgré une entaille dans la chevelure. Des faiblesses au revers. Patine de collection
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée de Diodote II à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus avançant à gauche brandissant un foudre et tenant l’égide ; un aigle à ses pieds ; dans le champ à gauche, une couronne.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS DIODOTOU.
Reverse translation : (Roi Diodote).

Commentary


Monnaie montée anciennement. C’est la première fois que nous présentons ce type à la vente !.

Historical background


BACTRIA - BACTRIAN KINGDOM - DIODOTOS I AND DIODOTOS II

(c. 256-225 BC)

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