An exceptionally attractive tetrachalkon of Tigranes II
Lot 329
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.25 g, 12 h), Tigranokerta, circa 80-68. Draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles and tied with a diadem. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - BAΣIΛEΩN / TIΓPANOY The Tyche of Tigranokerta seated right on rock, holding long palm frond in her right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming right; in fields, Δ-H / A. Kovacs 85. An wonderful piece with a superb portrait and an exceptionally sharp and complete reverse. Extremely fine.


From an important collection of Armenian coins.
Estimate:
500 CHF
Starting price:
400 CHF
Hammer price:
480 CHF
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Closing time: 25-May-19, 05:00:00 CEST
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