New! Medieval Armenian coin jewelry!
Armenia, 1st century AD. Bronze coin. Four-pointed Armenian tiara left; Delta to left, comet star to right / Horse standing right. ref: AC 244; Saryan p. 112. 22 mm, 9.76 g. VF, dark red-brown surfaces, minor roughness. From the R.A. Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXVII (29 September 1993), lot 35. RARE! #GVCA2045: $299 SOLD
Kings of Sophene. Arsames II. Circa 230 BC. AE (17 mm, 4.09 g). Diademed and draped bust right, wearing flat-topped tiara / Piloi of the Dioskouroi. ref: Nercessian, Coinage 8; AC 9. VF, green patina, flan flaw on the obverse. ex-Aram Manasaryan Collection; ex-CNG. Extremely rare. #YCA2041: $1950 SOLD
Kings of Commagene. Mithradates I Kallinikos. Circa 96-70 BC. Bronze chalcus. Draped bust left, wearing tiara / Club within wreath. ref: AC 193. 19 mm, 4.73 g. Fine, dark green-brown patina. ex-Aram Manasaryan Collection; ex-Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 284, lot 90. #YCA2043: $150 SOLD
Kings of Commagene. Mithradates I Kallinikos. Circa 96-70 BC. Bronze chalcus. Head right, wearing tiara / Athena standing left, holding spear and round shield. ref: Bedoukian, Coinage 20, AC 187. 19 mm, 6.32 g. Near VF, dark green patina. ex-Aram Manasaryan Collection; ex-CNG. Rare! #YCA2042: $225 SOLD
Cilician Armenia. Royal. Levon I, 1198-1219 AD. Large bronze Tank. Crowned Bearded leonine head of king Levon facing slightly right, Armenian inscription: "+ Levon King of the Armenians." / Jeweled Patriarchal cross with NO STARS. Armenian inscription: "+ Struck in the City of Sis". 32mm, 9.21 g. Cf. AC 300-13 (with stars flanking cross, no known reference for this variant!). VF, dark glossy green-brown patina. ex-CNG. Extremely rare variety! #YCA2121: SOLD
Commagene, ancient Armenia, c. 31 BC - 38 AD. Bronze Chalcus. Lion waling right / Tyche seated right, holding palm-branch; CAMOCATW POLEWC. ref: ACV-240, RPC-3850. 20 mm, 7.32 grams and very thick! Dark olive-green patina, light earthen deposits around edge. ex-old Los Angeles, CA collection. #CP2141: $125 SOLD