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430, Lot: 180. Estimate $300.
Sold for $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’. 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28.4mm, 15.32 g, 12h). Tigranocerta mint. Struck circa 80-68 BC. Diademed and draped bust right, wearing tiara decorated with star between two eagles / Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding laurel branch; below, river-god Orontes swimming right; monogram on rock; all within wreath. Cf. SCADA Groups 7-8; cf. Kovacs 75; cf. M&D 28; cf. CAA 32; cf. AC 37. Near VF, porous surfaces, reverse double struck.