obolos 12
31 March 2018
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Lot 91
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
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KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes IV, second reign, with Erato, 2 BC-AD 1. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.76 g, 11 h), struck under Augustus, Artaxata. [BACIΛEYC MEΓΑC TIΓΡANHC] Jugate busts of Tigranes IV, wearing four-pointed tiara, and Erato to right. Rev. [ΦΙΛΟΚΑΙCΑΡ] The twin peaks of Mount Ararat, as seen from Artaxata; A in exergue. ACV 122. CAA 128. Kovacs 180. Extremely rare and important example. Rough surfaces and circulated for almost a century, otherwise, good fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:45:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
19 Sep 2021 04:07:30 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
600 CHF by MailBidder2281 (Bids: 10)

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Lot 91
Starting Price: 150 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes IV, second reign, with Erato, 2 BC-AD 1. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.76 g, 11 h), struck under Augustus, Artaxata. [BACIΛEYC MEΓΑC TIΓΡANHC] Jugate busts of Tigranes IV, wearing four-pointed tiara, and Erato to right. Rev. [ΦΙΛΟΚΑΙCΑΡ] The twin peaks of Mount Ararat, as seen from Artaxata; A in exergue. ACV 122. CAA 128. Kovacs 180. Extremely rare and important example. Rough surfaces and circulated for almost a century, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Lot 92
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes V, the Cappadocian, AD 6-12. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 5.13 g, 12 h), Artagigarta (?). Diademed, draped, and bearded bust of Tigranes to right, wearing tiara decorated with four eagles. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ Herakles standing facing, head to left, setting club on the ground with his right hand; lion's skin draped over his left arm. ACV 158-160. CAA 153-154. Kovacs 181 (same obverse die). With a clear portrait. Obverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Lot 93
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes V, the Cappadocian, AD 6-12. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.65 g, 12 h), Artagigarta (?). Diademed, draped, and bearded bust of Tigranes to right, wearing tiara decorated with three eagles. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ Elephant walking slowly to left with raised trunk. ACV 172. CAA 150. Kovacs 183. Well centered and clear; very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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