Very Rare Armenian Reference Issue
|Triton XX, Lot: 639. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $13500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (21mm, 3.79 g, 2h). Pergamum mint. Struck 19 BC. Bare head right; AVGVS[TVS] below head / CAESAR DIV F/ARMEN CAPT[A]/IMP VIII[I] in three lines across field, Armenian soldier standing facing, holding spear in right hand, and holding bow set on ground in left hand. RIC I 520 corr. (rev. legend listed as DIVI); RSC 57; BMCRE 676 = BMCRR East 307; BN 1000. Good VF, toned, a few deposits, light scratches under tone on obverse. Very rare.
From the collection of a director.