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CNG 111, Lot: 299. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’. 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 15.86 g, 1h). Tigranocerta mint. Struck circa 80-68 BC. Diademed and draped bust right, wearing tiara decorated with star between two eagles / Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding laurel branch; below, river-god Orontes swimming right; Φ to inner right, monogram on rock; all within wreath. Kovacs 71.1; SCADA Group 4, dies A42/P131; M&D 27; CAA 20; AC 34. Good VF, toned, some die rust, light mark on obverse.