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ID:     82000680
     [UNVERIFIED]
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 70-66
Weight:     5.90 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Draped bust right, wearing five-pointed Armenian tiara [decorated with star and two eagles]; to left, monogram within triangular incuse countermark
Reverse Description:     Tyche of Antioch seated right on rock, holding palm; to lower right, river god Orontes swimming right, head facing
Mint:     Uncertain Armenian
Primary Reference:     M&D 24
Reference2:     CAA 92
Reference3:     AC 55
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=147136
Grade:     VF, brown surfaces.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 680 From the J. S. Wagner Collection.