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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 458

KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’. 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 15.80 g, 12h). Official imitation struck under Antiochos I of Commagene. Samosata mint(?). Struck circa 69-56 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 458.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’. 95-56 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 15.80 g, 12h). Official imitation struck under Antiochos I of Commagene. Samosata mint(?). Struck circa 69-56 BC. Diademed and draped bust right, wearing tiara decorated with star between two eagles / BAΣIΛEΩΣ TIΓPANOY, Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Orontes swimming right; monogram to inner right; all within wreath. Kovacs 123; SCADA Group 6, dies A48/P13; M&D 49; CAA 24–5 and 40–1; AC 35. Lightly toned. Good VF. Well centered on a broad flan.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.