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31 March 2018
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Lot 94
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
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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.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:47:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
19 Sep 2021 04:46:13 CEST
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Closed
Hammer Price:
320 CHF by NomosMember1599 (Bids: 7)

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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
Lot 95
Starting Price: 80 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes V, the Cappadocian, AD 6-12. Chalkous (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.79 g, 12 h), Artagigarta (?). Diademed, draped, and bearded bust of Tigranes to right, wearing tiara decorated with three eagles. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ Eagle standing to left. ACV 166. CAA 156. Kovacs 185. Relatively sharp, with dark green glossy surfaces; a pleasant example. Struck on a tight flan with the obverse slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Lot 96
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes V, the Cappadocian, AD 6-12. Chalkous (Bronze, 13.5 mm, 2.13 g, 12 h), Artagigarta (?). Diademed, draped, and bearded bust of Tigranes to right, wearing tiara decorated with three eagles. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ (retrograde) Eagle standing to left. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 185.1. A very rare type, unpublished prior to Kovacs; interesting variation, attractive portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
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