Bactria, Kingdom of, Euthydemus II, (c.185-180 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (15.03 g), obv. draped diademed bust of Euthydemos II to right, all within dotted border, rev. naked Herakles standing facing crowned with leaves, holding wreath and club and lion skin in left arm, to left EU QUDHMOU and FIL monogram, to right BASIAEW[S] (sic), (S.7536, SNG ANS 217-8, Bopearachchi Series II 1D, MIG 113b). Uneven hoard patination, high obverse relief, otherwise nearlty extremely fine and rare.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously from Noble Numismatics Sale 86 (lot 3702). The light weight for the tetradrachm is not unusual, a similar example in the ANS collection weighs 14.28 grams. The L in BASILEWS is written as an A an engraver's error and not previously cited.