A bold portrait of Aristobulus
Lot 1463
KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Aristobulus, 54-71/2. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.78 g, 11 h), with Titus (69-81). Chalcis (?), RY 17 = 70/1. [BACIΛEΩC APICTOBOYΛO]Y ET IZ Diademed and draped bust of Aristobulus to left; on neck, countermark: monogram. Rev. TITΩ / OYECΠA/CIANΩ AY/TOKPATO/PI CEBAC/TΩ within laurel wreath. Kovacs 301. RPC II 1692. For countermark, Kovacs p. 79, 24. Very rare and unusually attractive, with a bold portrait and a lovely dark patina. Very fine.


From the collection of an Armenian businessman, acquired before 2021, ex Leu Web Auction 14, 12-13 December 2020, 556.
Starting price:
1000 CHF
Current bid:
1000 CHF
Bid increment:
100 CHF
Minimum bid:
1100 CHF
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Closing time: 17-Jul-22, 13:16:00 CEST
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