PERSIA. Achaemenid Empire. Time of Artaxerxes I - Xerxes II.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 732. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 455-420 BC. AV Daric (8.35 gm). Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance right, holding dagger and bow / Incuse punch. Carradice Type IV, Group A (pl. XIII, 32). EF. ($3000)
This coin was struck from the same reverse punch as the previous lot, but the lion's head has apparently been erased from the die, leaving only a very faint outline of the design.