obolos 12
31 March 2018
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Lot 67
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
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KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.60 g, 11 h), seventh series, Artaxata, regnal year KH (28) = 69-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Nike advancing to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand; to outer left HK above ΞEP monogram. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 98. Very rare; With an exceptional and artistic bust. Slightly off-centered and possibly overstruck, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:33:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
06 Dec 2021 18:02:13 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
700 CHF by augustus (Bids: 12)

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Lot 67
Starting Price: 250 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 6.60 g, 11 h), seventh series, Artaxata, regnal year KH (28) = 69-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Nike advancing to left, holding wreath with her extended right hand; to outer left HK above ΞEP monogram. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 98. Very rare; With an exceptional and artistic bust. Slightly off-centered and possibly overstruck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Lot 68
Starting Price: 75 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.50 g, 11 h), seventh series, Artaxata, regnal year KH (28) = 69-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Palm branch; below HK and ΞEP monogram. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 99. Rarely seen in such condition; lovely surfaces. Possibly overstruck, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Lot 69
Starting Price: 200 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.36 g, 12 h), seventh series, Artaxata, year KH (28) = 69-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY Club; below and to the right field, HK and ΞEP monogram. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 100. Unpublished prior to Kovacs in 2016; an extremely rare coin struck on an unusually broad, for the denomination, flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
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