KINGS OF ARMENIA. Artaxias I, 190-160 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12 mm, 1.57 g, 2 h), first series, with Aramaic legends. 𐡌𐡋𐡁𐡏 - 𐡏𐡓𐡕𐡇𐡔𐡎𐡉 ('rthṣsy mlk' in Aramaic) Head of Artaxias I to right, bearded and wearing upright diademed bashlyk with three peaks. Rev. Bee. Kovacs 41. Rare. Corroded, otherwise, nearly fine.
From an important collection of Armenian coins.