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Fine style.

Lot 18: KINGS of ARMENIA, Tigranes II, 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm.

AUCTION:  Pars Coins Auction - Sale 48

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KINGS of ARMENIA, Tigranes II, 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.58 gm; 28 mm). Tigranokerta, circa 80-68 BC. Diademed and draped bust to right, wearing Armenian tiara with five peaks and emblazoned with star between two eagles; bead and reel border around / Tyche of Artaxata seated to right on rock pile, holding palm branch, river god Araxes swimming to right below; BAΣIΛEΩΣ to right, TIΓPANOY to left, monogram on rock; all within wreath. Kovacs 75.2; SCADA Group 7; CAA 31-2. Well struck on a nice flan. Fine style. Choice EF. Nice old cabinet toning.
Lot Details
  • Offered By: Pars Coins
  • Lot #: 18
  • Listing #: 1098506
  • Closed: Thursday, July 18, 2024 11:05:40 AM CT
  • Estimate: $2,000