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ID:     82000682
     [UNVERIFIED]
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:     4.57 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara decorated with star between two eagles
Reverse Description:     Herakles-Vahagn standing slightly left, holding club set on ground and lion skin; Δ-H across inner field
Mint:     Tigranakert
Primary Reference:     M&D 44
Reference2:     CAA 101 corr.
Reference3:     AC 66
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=147138
Grade:     Good VF, dark green patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 682 From the J. S. Wagner Collection.