Diodotos II; head of Hermes/Athena
Description: Baktria, Diodotos II (235 - 225 BC). Head of Hermes right wearing petasos / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΟΔΟΤΟΥ; Athena standing facing, holding spear and resting hand on shield.
Diameter: AE17 mm
Weight: 3,3 g
Attribution: Holt H1; Bopearachchi Série 13A; SNG ANS 107
Commentary: brown patina, pit on reverse
History: Diodotos II allied himself with Arsaces against Seleukos II, helping this way to found the Parthian Empire.
Article Number: 021-10-04-41652