Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Armenia with bust of Tigranes II
Mint: Armenia (Kingdom), Antioch (Syria)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2195.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.72 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Tigranes right in Armenian tiara on side of which star between eagles.
Reverse: Tyche of Antioch, seated on rocks to right, wearing mural crown, extending palm-branch.
At her feet swims personification of river Orontes, facing.
At right and left inscription in Greek. Monograms on rock and above head of swimmer.
All within wreath.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)