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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 986. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II, the Great. 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.00 g, 1h). Antioch mint. Draped bust right, wearing tiara with star and eagles; two pellet points on tiara / BASILEWS TIGRANOU, Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding branch; below, river-god Orontes swimming right; monograms on rock and to inner right. Nercessian Group 3 (A39/P92); CAA 20; AC 32. Good VF, lightly toned, minor surface porosity on obverse, underlying lustre. ($1500)