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Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 886. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002. 
Sold For $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ARMENIA. Tigranes II. 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.63 gm). Antioch mint. Draped bust right wearing tiara with star and eagles; beaded pyramidal points on tiara / Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding branch, river-god Orontes below; monogram before, monogram below on rocks. Nercessian, "Silver Coins of Tigranes II of Armenia," Armenian Numismatic Journal (vol. XXVI, pts. 3&4 [2000]), Group 1 (A1/P?). Lightly toned VF. ($600)