A beautiful tetradrachm of Tigranes II
Lot 179
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 15.78 g, 1 h), Tigranokerta, circa 80-68. Draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with comet star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - TIΓPANOY The Tyche of Tigranokerta seated right on rock, holding long palm frond in her right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming right; on rock and in field to right, monograms; all within wreath. Kovacs 71.2. A beautiful and very sharp piece struck in excellent metal. Extremely fine.


From an important collection of Armenian coins.
Estimate:
1500 CHF
Starting price:
1200 CHF
Hammer price:
3000 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Oct-19, 06:00:00 CET
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