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Kings of Bactria Eukratides I (171-145 B.C.) Silver Tetradrachm Weight 15.80 g. Diameter 33 mm. Obverse: Heroic bust of Eukratides I in very high relief wearing helmet adorned with bull's horn and ear, seen from behind, brandishing spear in his right hand. Reverse: ???????? ME?ALOY EYKRATI?OY "Great King Eucratides", the Dioskouroi on rearing horses right, holding palms and spears; monogram in lower right field. Bopearachchi S¨¦rie 8B; SNG ANS 485; MIG Type 179a; Qunduz Hoard 243-244; MACW 1718. Struck on a large flan. Fully centered. Rare.