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Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 138. Estimate CHF1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF2900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II. Circa 420-375 BC. Siglos (Silver, 5.43 g). Persian king, wearing radiate tiara, in running/kneeling stance to right, holding bow in his left hand, spear in his right and with a quiver over his shoulder. Rev. Oblong incuse. Carradice Type IIIb C (pl. XIV, 36). BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 15. An exceptionally fine, toned example of this type, very well struck and clear. Nearly extremely fine.

From the Bellaria Collection, Triton VII, 13 January 2004, 368 and ex SBV (Basel) 33, 20 September 1993, 426.