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ID:     82000681
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     ARMENIA
City:     Artaxiad Dynasty
Issuer:     Tigranes II, The Great
Date Ruled:     95-56 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Half Chalkous
Date Struck:     BC 69-55
Weight:     2.51 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with star; two pellets to right
Reverse Description:     Tripod-lebes surmounted by holmos from which rise three laurel twigs
Mint:     Tigranakert
Primary Reference:     M&D 41 var. (no pellets, HMO in exergue)
Reference2:     CAA 122 var. (same)
Reference3:     AC 111 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, green patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 681 From the J. S. Wagner Collection.