Boldly struck and with a fine portrait
Lot 483
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 15.75 g, 1 h), Tigranokerta, circa 80-68. 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, turreted and veiled, seated right on rock, holding long palm frond in her right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming right; on rock, two monograms; all within wreath. Kovacs 75.1. Boldly struck and with a fine portrait. The obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.


From an important collection of Armenian coins.
Starting price:
500 CHF
Hammer price:
2400 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
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Closing time: 15-Aug-20, 18:01:00 CEST
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