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Tigranes II, the Great. Tetradrachm of Antioch.
Seleukids. Tigranes II, the Great. 83-69 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.88 gm) of Antioch on the Orontes, 83-70 BC. Diademed & draped bust r., tiara decorated with star b/w two eagles. / Tyche of Antioch seated r. on rock, holding laurel branch; below, river-god Orontes swimming to r. Monogram Σ on rock. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΤΙΓΡΑΝΟΥ. gVF. ex-Spink. Nercessian SCADA grp. 7 (Antioch A57/P?), AC 33; Mousheghian & Depeyrot 4; Bedoukian CAA 21; Kovacs 75.2. cf CNG EA448 #183-4 (same obv. die); Dewing 2649 (no Σ); Houghton CSE I #397 (same); Newell SMA p. 125, pl. XIII A (same).
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okidoki  [Nov 22, 2020 at 12:46 PM]
Nice bust
Tracy Aiello  [Nov 25, 2020 at 01:59 PM]
Wow. Magnificent. What detail on the tiara.
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