A beautiful tetradrachm of Tigranes II with a splendid portrait
Lot 1250
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 15.86 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 7.1. A very attractive piece with a splendid portrait. Minor weakness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Starting price:
750 CHF
Hammer price:
2800 CHF
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Closing time: 14-Aug-21, 21:24:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.

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