A Collection of the Coins of Damascus

Date of Auction: 29th September 2008

Sold for £150

Estimate: £150 - £200

Armenian Kingdom, Armenian Kingdom, TIGRANES II (95-56), Æ, c. 72-70, bust right wearing Armenian tiara, rev. Tyche seated left, holding cornucopiæ, river-god swimming below, 8.17g/11h (Mousheghian/Depeyrot 18; Bedoukian 111; Nercessian, Tigranes the Great of Armenia and the mint of Damascus, ANJ 22 [1966], pp.3-10). Very fine, dark green patina, rare (£150-200)