coin project
Ancient Coin Collectors Guild
Please support our sponsors

Log In | Register
[83917 Coins (44238 Unverified)]
Advanced Search
Search By Coin ID
Ancient Africa (157)
Ancient East (4671)
Ancient Spain (872)
Byzantine (753)
Celtic (372)
Goths, Vandals (259)
Greek (22690)
Roman Imperial (32425)
Roman Provincial (8278)
Roman Republican & Imperatorial (2318)
Ancient and Medieval India (72)
Ancient and Medieval Far East (10245)
Central Europe and Italy (20)
Eastern Europe and Scandinavia (55)
Germany (30)
Islamic (22)
Western Europe (102)
Africa (5)
Asia (0)
Australia and the Pacific Islands (0)
Europe (17)
North America (0)
South America (0)
Ancient Imitations (444)
Modern Forgeries of Ancient Coins (19)
Medieval Imitations (0)
Modern Forgeries of Medieval Coins (0)
Modern Forgeries of Modern Coins (0)
Submit New Coin(s)
Sponsors page
Terms of Service
Contact Us
About Us
FAQ Page
Coin Detail
Click here to see enlarged image.
ID:     710989
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     ARMENIA
City:     Artaxiad Dynasty
Issuer:     Tigranes II, The Great
Date Ruled:     95-56 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Weight:     16.04 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right, wearing tiara with star and eagles; pyramidal points on tiara
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS TIGRANOU, Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding branch; below, river-god Orontes swimming right; to inner left, star
Primary Reference:     Nercessian Group 11 (A69/P8)
Reference2:     CAA 29 var. (no star
Reference3:     same obv. die as plate coin)
Reference4:     AC 36 (same obv. die as plate coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, die break on obverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 989 ($2000)