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ID:     82000678
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     ARMENIA
City:     Artaxiad Dynasty
Issuer:     Tigranes II, The Great
Date Ruled:     95-56 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Chalkous
Date Struck:     BC 72-70
Weight:     8.78 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with star and eagle
Reverse Description:     Tyche of Damaskos seated left on rock, holding cornucopia; below, river god Orontes swimming right, head facing facing; uncertain letter(s) or monogram to outer left
Mint:     Maskos (Damaskos)
Primary Reference:     Nercessian, Tigranes 5-7
Reference2:     M&D 17-9
Reference3:     CAA 109-11
Reference4:     AC -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, brown surfaces, some roughness.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 678 From the J. S. Wagner Collection.