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31 March 2018
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Lot 92
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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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.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
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Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:46:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
24 Sep 2021 17:01:08 CEST
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Closed
Hammer Price:
260 CHF by MailBidder2281 (Bids: 7)

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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
Lot 94
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes V, the Cappadocian, AD 6-12. Chalkous (Bronze, 14.5 mm, 2.20 g, 12 h), Artagigarta (?). Diademed, draped, and bearded bust of Tigranes to right, wearing tiara decorated with three eagles. Rev. [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ] ΤΙ-ΓΡΑΝΟΥ [ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ] Eagle standing to right. ACV 165. CAA 155. Kovacs 184 (same dies). Very rare with eagle to right and one of the few examples with traces of the inscription. Edge splits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
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