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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1552. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $2800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ARMENIA. Tigranes II. 95-56 BC. AR Drachm (4.02 gm). Year 37 (74 BC). Artaxis mint. Draped bust right wearing tiara with star and eagles; beaded pyramidal points on tiara / BASILE-WS right, BASILEWN [T]IGRANO[U] left, Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding branch, river-god Orontes below; ZL in field, XC below. Nercessian, "Silver Coins of Tigranes II of Armenia," Armenian Numismatic Journal (vol. XXVI, pts. 3&4 [2000]), Group 1 (A35/P3b - this coin). Nicely toned, good VF. Very rare. ($3000)

Ex John W. Garrett Collection, Part II (Numismatic Fine Arts/Bank Leu, 16-18 October 1984), lot 285; Petrowicz Collection (Naville X, 15 June 1925), lot 1572.