Commemorative coin of Euthydemos from Agathokles of Bactria

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by Wildwinds.com, courtesy of cngcoins.com. Republished with permission
published on 26 April 2012

Agathokles of Bactria. Circa 185-170 BC. AR Tetradrachm.

Commemorative issue struck for Euthydemos I.
Obverse: diademed head of Euthydemos I right. EYΘYΔEMOY ΘEOY (= "of Euthydemos the God")

Reverse: Herakles seated left on rock, holding in his right hand a club set on rocks beside his knee; monogram to right of rock. BAΣIΛEYONTOΣ ΔIKAIOY AΓAΘOKΛEOYΣ (="Agathocles ruling in a rightfull way")

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