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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 

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CNG 82, Lot: 691. Estimate $500. Sold for $2800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes V. Circa AD 6-12. Æ Chalkous (4.87 g, 12h). Artashat mint. Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara [decorated with star between two eagles] / Herakles-Vahagn standing slightly left, holding club set on ground and lion skin. Kovacs, Armenia II 6; M&D 142; CAA 153-4; AC 158-60. VF, green patina, minor roughness. Very rare.


From the J. S. Wagner Collection. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular (April 1992), no. 1664.