KINGS OF ARMENIA MINOR. Aristobulus, 54-71/2. Oktachalkon (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.78 g, 11 h), with Titus (69-81). Chalcis (?), RY 17 = 70/1. [BACIΛEΩC APICTOBOYΛO]Y ET IZ Diademed and draped bust of Aristobulus to left; on neck, countermark: monogram. Rev. TITΩ / OYECΠA/CIANΩ AY/TOKPATO/PI CEBAC/TΩ within laurel wreath. Kovacs 301. RPC II 1692. For countermark, Kovacs p. 79, 24. Very rare and unusually attractive, with a bold portrait and a lovely dark patina. Very fine.
From the collection of an Armenian businessman, acquired before 2021, ex Leu Web Auction 14, 12-13 December 2020, 556.