Struck under Antiochos I of Kommagene for Tigranes II
Lot 546
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 15.84 g, 12 h), struck under Antiochos I of Kommagene. Samosata (?), circa 69-56 BC. 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; in field to right, monogram of TP; all within wreath. Kovacs 123. Well centered and attractive. Very fine.


From an important collection of Armenian coins.
Starting price:
500 CHF
Hammer price:
1600 CHF
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Closing time: 30-May-20, 18:32:30 CEST
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