The second known example and the first of this variety
Lot 178
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Uncertain king, circa 2nd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 11 mm, 1.61 g, 1 h). Head of an uncertain king to left, wearing bashlyk tied with a diadem; around, uncertain Aramaic legend. Rev. Draped bust of an uncertain queen to right. Kovacs -. Leu 4 (2019), 361 var. (differing reverse style). Unpublished save for the example in Leu 4. The second known, and the first of this variety. Well struck and clear and with a lovely dark patina. Good very fine.


From an important collection of Armenian coins.

For a discussion of this enigmatic issue, see the note on the similar coin in Leu 4 (2019), 361, from which the present piece differs considerably by showing a much cruder portrait of the queen on the reverse.
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500 CHF
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