KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes V.
|CNG 85, Lot: 40. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 6-12. Æ (22mm, 4.87 g, 12h). Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara [decorated with comet star between two eagles] / Herakles-Vahagn standing left, holding club set on ground and lion skin. Kovacs, Armenia II
, 6; CAA 153-4; AC 158-60. VF, green patina, minor roughness. Very rare.
From the R.A. Collection. Ex J. S. Wagner Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 82, 16 September 2009), lot 691; Spink Numismatic Circular (April 1992), no. 1664.