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31 March 2018
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Lot 43
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
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KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.51 g, 11 h), period I, Nisibis mint, c. 90-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star (faintly visible). Rev. BAΣΙΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY TIΓPANOY ΦΙΛΕΛΛHNOC Zeus seated to left, holding wreath in his right hand and long scepter with his left; Λ to inner left. ACV 22. Bedoukian, Artaxiads 4. Kovacs 65 (same dies). Rare, well centered with a fine brown-green patina. Very fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
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Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:21:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
19 Sep 2021 04:10:10 CEST
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Hammer Price:
420 CHF by MailBidder2281 (Bids: 4)

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Lot 43
Starting Price: 300 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.51 g, 11 h), period I, Nisibis mint, c. 90-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star (faintly visible). Rev. BAΣΙΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY TIΓPANOY ΦΙΛΕΛΛHNOC Zeus seated to left, holding wreath in his right hand and long scepter with his left; Λ to inner left. ACV 22. Bedoukian, Artaxiads 4. Kovacs 65 (same dies). Rare, well centered with a fine brown-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Lot 44
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.92 g, 11 h), period I, Nisibis mint, c. 90-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star. Rev. BAΣΙΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY TIΓPA-NOY ΦΙΛΕΛΛHNOC Tigranes II standing facing, head to right and wearing tall tiara, holding long scepter with his right hand and eagle in his left. ACV 20. CAA 5. Kovacs 66 (same dies). Brown surfaces, clear fields; one of the best available examples of this type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Lot 45
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 96-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.06 g, 12 h), period I, Nisibis, c. 90-80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star. Rev. BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ MEΓAΛOY ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ Nike standing right, holding palm in her right extended hand; M-A monograms above Nike's head an right. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 67 var (monograms on the fields). Dark green patina; around three examples are known from this scarce variation. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
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