KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Mithradates, Satrap of Armenia, circa 180s-170s BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.50 g, 12 h). 𐡌𐡕𐡓𐡃𐡕 ('mtrdt' in Aramaic) Draped bust of Mithradates to right, wearing upright bashlyk. Rev. 𐡌𐡕𐡓𐡃𐡕 ('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 Unpublished and of great importance.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.