obolos 12
31 March 2018
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Lot 40
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
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KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.06 g, 3 h), period I, Artaxata mint, c. 96-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to right, wearing Armenian tiara. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ [ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ] Tigranes riding to left, ready to throw spear. ACV 148 corr. CAA -. Kovacs 62. Extremely rare type. Some roughness, otherwise, about very fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:20:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
24 Sep 2021 16:49:19 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
600 CHF by augustus (Bids: 2)

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Lot 40
Starting Price: 500 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 4.06 g, 3 h), period I, Artaxata mint, c. 96-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to right, wearing Armenian tiara. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ [ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ] Tigranes riding to left, ready to throw spear. ACV 148 corr. CAA -. Kovacs 62. Extremely rare type. Some roughness, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Lot 41
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.82 g, 12 h), period I, Nisibis mint, year 6 = 91/90 BC. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star (faintly visible); countermark of APK behind his neck. Rev. BACΙΛEΩC MEΓAΛOY TIΓPANOY Tree flanked by the date, I-ς. ACV 26. CAA 3. Kovacs 64. for c/m Kovacs 18. Well centered, with a fine reverse and an interesting countermark. Obverse somewhat weakly struck, usual for the Nisibis mint, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Lot 42
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 3.35 g, 12 h), period I, Nisibis mint, year 6 = 91/90 BC. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star (faintly visible). Rev. BACΙΛEΩC MEΓAΛOY TIΓPANOY Tree flanked by the date, I-ς. ACV 26. CAA 3. Kovacs 64. Extremely rare without a countermark. Weakly struck, usual for the Nisibis mint, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
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