KINGS OF SOPHENE. Mithradates II Philopator, circa 89-after 85 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.16 g, 6 h), Arkathiokerta (?). Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates II to left, wearing bashlyk tied with a diadem. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΜΙΘΡΙΔΑΤ / ΦΙΛO Club; all within wreath. Kovacs 36. An exceptionally well struck and clear example with a superb portrait. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
From an important collection of Armenian coins.