KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.92 g, 1 h), series 1, Tigranocerta, circa 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 Herakles standing facing, head to left, setting club on the ground with his right hand; lion's skin draped over his left arm; A and ΔH monograms across the fields. ACV -. Kovacs 86 (same dies). Well-struck and attractive, with a dark-green patina; broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF