Kings of Armenia. Uncertain mint. Tigranes II "the Great" 95-56 BC. Struck circa 83-70 BC
Head of Tigranes II to right, wearing diademed tiara with five peaks and ornamented with an eight-pointed star between two eagles, their heads turned back towards the star, beed and reel border / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ-Σ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ, turreted and draped Tyche of Antioch seated to right on rocks, holding palm with her outstretched right hand, on rock, monogram of ΣΩ, at her feet to right, the river god Orontes, all within laurel wreath.
Mousheghian & Depeyrot 4; Bedoukian 21; Nercessian 33.
|Price realized||900 GBP 8 bids|
|Starting price||250 GBP|