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ID:     32182
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     ARMENIA
City:     Artaxiad Dynasty
Issuer:     Tigranes II, The Great
Date Ruled:     96-56 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Chalkous
Date Struck:     B.C. 83 - 69
Diameter:     14.3 mm
Weight:     3.147 g
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right wearing Armenian tiara with ear-flaps and ornamented with a star and two eagles
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Cornucopia, overflowing with fruits and bunches of grapes, tied with fillet which hangs below, monogram (P?) and A below
Mint:     Antioch or Damascus
Primary Reference:     Nercessian 94
Reference2:     Lindgren III 964
Reference3:     SGCV -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=37487