Ancient Baktria Elephant Coin circa 174-165 B.C.

Ancient Baktria Elephant Coin circa 174-165 B.C.
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Ancient Baktria silver drachm circa 174-165 B.C. Obverse: elephant, Reverse: bull.  Mounted in an exquisite hand-made 18kt yellow gold pendant with genuine faceted rubies.

Baktria was an ancient empire in Central Asia that was captured by Alexander the Great. The Bactrians became Hellenized and adopted the Greek alphabet.  Measures 3/4" x 3/4".