KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22 mm, 6.94 g, 12 h), Artaxata, RY 28 = 69/8. Draped bust of Tigranes the Younger (?) to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles and tied with a diadem. Rev. BAΣΙΛEΩΣ - TIΓPANOY Nike advancing left, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond over her left shoulder; in field to left, HK over monogram. Kovacs 98 corr. (HK not KH). Rare and unusually attractive. Minor areas of weakness, otherwise, very fine.
From an important collection of Armenian coins.