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.