PERSIA. Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darius I-Xerxes I.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 724. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 505-480 BC. AR Siglos (5.44 gm). Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance right, drawing bow / Incuse punch. Carradice Type II (pl. XI, 12-13); Carradice, "Two Achaemenid Hoards," NumChron
1998, 63-66 (same reverse punch). Good VF, well centered. Scarce early issue. ($300)From the Bellaria Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica A (28 February 1991), lot 1534.