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CNG 111, Lot: 300. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’. 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25mm, 16.02 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; monogram to inner right and on rock; all within wreath. Kovacs 74.1; SCADA Group 1, dies A14/P114; M&D 2; CAA 17; AC 30. Good VF, toned, die flaw and light cleaning marks on obverse.