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31 March 2018
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Lot 50
Starting Price: 70 CHF
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
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KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.04 g, 12 h), first series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. [BAΣIΛEΩΣ] BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Tyche of Tigranocerta seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming to right. ACV 52, 57-60. Kovacs 77. Fresh brown surfaces. Overstruck as usual, edge split and obverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:25:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
19 Sep 2021 04:29:13 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
90 CHF by MailBidder5405 (Bids: 4)

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Lot 50
Starting Price: 70 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.04 g, 12 h), first series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. [BAΣIΛEΩΣ] BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Tyche of Tigranocerta seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming to right. ACV 52, 57-60. Kovacs 77. Fresh brown surfaces. Overstruck as usual, edge split and obverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Lot 51
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Half chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.39 g, 12 h), first series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Grain ear. ACV 100. CAA 107. Kovacs 80 (same dies). Scarse. With a particularly clear reverse. Stripped patina, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Lot 52
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.80 g, 12 h), second series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Tyche of Tigranocerta seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming to right; to inner right, TP above A monogram. ACV 48. Kovacs 81. YTN 64. With a lovely dark green glossy patina and a clear portrait of Tigranes. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
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