Drachm of Kingdom of Armenia with bust of Tigranes II
Late Hellenistic Period
Mint: Armenia (Kingdom), Artaxata
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 294.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.10 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Tigranes to right, in Armenian tiara, on the side of which, star between eagles.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Tyche of Antioch seated to right, holding sheaf of wheat in her right hand. The river Orontes swims at her feet.
Inscriptions in left and right fields, downwards, and in right field.
By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; December 13, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 100.-.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour