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31 March 2018
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Lot 46
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
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KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 96-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.32 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; A-A monograms below Nike's extended hand. ACV 24 (Tigranes I). CAA -. Kovacs 68. Dark green-brown patina; well centered on a particularly large flan; excellent details for type. Among the best available examples. Edge splits, otherwise, very fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
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Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:23:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
30 Nov 2021 00:30:45 CET
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Closed
Hammer Price:
95 CHF by MailBidder5405 (Bids: 3)

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Lot 46
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 96-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.32 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; A-A monograms below Nike's extended hand. ACV 24 (Tigranes I). CAA -. Kovacs 68. Dark green-brown patina; well centered on a particularly large flan; excellent details for type. Among the best available examples. Edge splits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Lot 47
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 4.33 g, 11 h), period I, Nisibis mint, c. 80. Diademed head of Tigranes II to left, wearing four-pointed tiara decorated with a star. Rev. [BAΣΙΛΕΩC] BACΙΛΕΩN MEΓAΛOY ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOC Nike standing right, holding palm in her right extended hand; A monograms in inner left. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 67-68 var (reverse inscription, but probably same obverse die as 65). A very rare and unpublished variety with the addition of the title "King of the kings" to the name of Tigranes. A very important late issue of Nisibis. Some roughness, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Lot 48
Starting Price: 600 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 14.27 g, 12 h), Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes to right, wearing tiara decorated with star between two eagles. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ Tyche of Tigranokerta seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Orontes swimming to right; on rock, cruciform monogram; in field to right, Φ; all within wreath. CAA 20. SCADA Group 4. Kovacs 71.1. Well centered. Slightly rough as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
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