The first right-facing portrait of Mithradates, Satrap of Armenia
Lot 562
KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Mithradates, Satrap of Armenia, circa 180s-170s BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.50 g, 12 h). π‘Œπ‘•π‘“π‘ƒπ‘• ('mtrdt' in Aramaic) Draped bust of Mithradates to right, wearing upright bashlyk. Rev. π‘Œπ‘•π‘“π‘ƒπ‘• ('mtrdt' in Aramaic) Bee. Kovacs -. Unpublished and of great importance. Patina stripped and hence somewhat rough, otherwise, good fine.

From an important collection of Armenian coins.

This is the first known coin of Mithradates, Satrap of Armenia, with a portrait facing to the right.
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