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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 190. Estimate CHF10000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF14500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes I. Circa 505-480 BC. Daric (Gold, 13mm, 8.30 g), Sardes. The Persian Great King in kneeling-running stance to right, shooting arrow from bow held in his left hand; quiver over his left shoulder. Rev. Oblong incuse . ACGC 81. Carradice Type II (pl. XI, 11). Very rare. A beautifully centered and complete example, unusually well preserved. Good extremely fine.


From the York Collection, USA.