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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Armenia with bust of Tigranes II

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Obverse: Within a filleted border, draped bust of Tigranes to right, wearing an Armenian tiara which is decorated with an eight-pointed star between two eagles, and encircled by a royal diadem. Reverse: Within a laurel wreath, [inscription]. Tyche of Antioch seated to right, holding out a...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, about 95–56 B.C.


Antioch, Armenia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2194.


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 15.95 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins