A beautifully toned tetradrachm of Tigranes II
Lot 153
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 15.88 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 seated right on rock, holding long palm frond in her right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming right; on rock, monogram; in field to right, monogram; all within wreath. Kovacs 71.2. Beautifully toned and unusually well preserved, an excellent example. Light porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.


Ex Roma XI, 7 April 2016, 472, Gorny & Mosch 228, 9 March 2015, 172A, Gorny & Mosch 200, 10 October 2011, 2017 and Gorny & Mosch 195, 7 March 2011, 299.
Estimate:
2500 CHF
Starting price:
2000 CHF
Hammer price:
5500 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
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Closing time: 14-May-22, 06:00:00 CEST
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