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CNG 85, Lot: 19. Estimate $150.
Sold for $170. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’. 95-56 BC. Æ (18mm, 3.69 g, 12h). Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara [decorated with comet star between two eagles] / Tyche seated right on rock pile, holding palm frond; monogram to inner right; to lower right, river god Orontes swimming right. Cf. CAA 91 (larger denomination); AC 50. VF, dark green patina, light earthen deposits.

From the R.A. Collection.