KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’.
|Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 678. Estimate $150.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2009.
Sold For $625. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
95-56 BC. Æ Chalkous (8.78 g, 1h). Maskos (Damaskos) mint. Struck 72-70 BC. Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with star and eagle / Tyche of Damaskos seated left on rock, holding cornucopia; below, river god Orontes swimming right, head facing facing; uncertain letter(s) or monogram to outer left. Nercessian, Tigranes
5-7; M&D 17-9; CAA 109-11; AC -. VF, brown surfaces, some roughness.
From the J. S. Wagner Collection.