AF c. 170-145 BC Ancient Kingdom of Bactria Eucratides I Antique Silver Coin Rare Coins AR Tetradrachm Extremely Fine NGC

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  • 170-145 BC ancient silver AR tetradrachm of the Greco-Bactrian Kingdom. The diameter of this coin is about 35 mm
  • Professionally authenticated and graded. In extremely fine (XF) condition
  • Eucratides I, sometimes called Eucratides the Great, was one of the most important Greco-Bactrian kings, descendants of dignitaries of Alexander the Great
  • Obverse: Eucratides helmeted; Reverse: Dioscuri on horseback
  • Over 2,100 years old. Please see pictures of the coin you will receive

Details: c. 170-145 BC ancient Kingdom of Bactria tetradrachm silver coin. Bactria was the name of a historical region in Central Asia. Bactria proper was north of the Hindu Kush mountain range and south of the Amu Darya river, covering the flat region that straddles modern-day Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.