KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 6.35 g, 11 h), Nisibis, circa 90-80. Head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara tied with a diadem. Rev. BA[ΣΙΛEΩΣ] / [M]EΓAΛO[Y] - TIΓPANOY / ΦΙΛΕΛΛHN[OC] Zeus seated to left, holding wreath in his right hand and scepter in his left; in inner left field, Λ. Kovacs 65. Very rare. An exceptional example of this ususally crude issue, with a very sharp and clear portrait. Good very fine.
From an important collection of Armenian coins.