An extremely rare tetrachalkon of Tigranes VI and his wife from Arados
Lot 352
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes VI, second reign, 66/7. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 6.53 g, 1 h), Arados, CY 325 = 66/7. Jugate heads of Tigranes VI, wearing tiara decorated with three eagles and tied with a diadem, and his wife, wearing a Phrygian cap, to right; all within wreath of olive and ivy. Rev. [BAΣIΛEΩΣ / TI]ΓPANOY - [M]EΓAΛOY - TEY The city-goddess of Arados seated left on a horizontal rudder, holding cornucopiae. Kovacs 200.1. Extremely rare and exceptionally complete for this historically important issue. A lovely example with a dark olive green patina and an unusually sharp reverse. Very fine.

From an important collection of Armenian coins.
1500 CHF
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Closing time: 25-May-19, 05:00:00 CET
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