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AE17 of Armenia, Tigranes II

Bronze AE17, 17mm, 3.34gm, issued 95-56 BC. Artaxata mint.

Obv: Bust of Tigranes wearing Armenian tiara.

Rev: [BA]ΣIΛEΩE BAΣIΛEΩN [T]IΓPANOY, Herakles standing holding club and lion skin.

References: Sear 7209, Bedoukian 99-102.


Reverse inscription translates as King of Kings.

M1205NBL3700   |   Very Fine   |   SOLD