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Sale: Nomos 10, Lot: 58. Estimate CHF30000. 
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015. 
Sold For CHF38000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Alexander�s Empire in the East, Satraps of Babylonia. Babylon. period of Stamenes through Seleukos, c. 328-311. Double Daric (Gold, 17mm, 16.61 g). Persian king in running-kneeling position to right, wearing kidaris and kandys and with a quiver over his shoulder, holding spear in his right hand and bow in his left; to left, satrapal bonnet. Rev. Large �wave� pattern incuse punch. Friedberg 462 (this coin illustrated). Nicolet-Pierre 12. Sunrise 159 (this coin). Very rare. Boldly and clearly struck. Some flat striking and a few very minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Sunrise Collection, ex Numismatic Fine Arts XXII, 1 June 1989, 342 and Numismatic Fine Arts XX, 9 March 1988, 753.