KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II.
|Sale: CNG 67, Lot: 834. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2004.
Sold For $975. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (14.92 gm). Antioch mint. Draped bust right, wearing tiara with six-rayed star and eagles; beaded pyramidal points on tiara / Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding branch, river-god Orontes swimming right below; monogram on rock, o by foot. Nercessian Group 2 (unlisted dies); CAA 19. VF, lightly toned, porous, light roughness, a couple edge nicks. Lightweight and of unusual style, perhaps an ancient imitation. ($500)