KINGS of PERSIS. Dārēv (Darios) II.
|CNG 90, Lot: 805. Estimate $200.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1st century BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 4.03 g, 8h). Bearded bust left, wearing diadem and Parthian-style tiara with crescent and three rows of pellets / Dārēv (Darios) standing left, holding scepter and sacrificing before altar to left. K&M 4/4; Tyler-Smith, Parcel
type 1c and cf. 17 (hemidrachm); Alram 564; Sunrise 590. EF, lightly toned, slightly granular surfaces, very minor traces of deposits on reverse. A well struck example in high relief.