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Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 95. Estimate CHF500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012. 
Sold For CHF400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Sardes. Time of Darios I to Xerxes I. Circa 505-480 BC. Siglos (Silver, 5.35 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. BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 15. Carradice Type IIIb C (pl. XIV, 36). A nice, clear example. Very fine.

From an American collection, acquired from B. Kritt in 1999.