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CNG 103, Lot: 387. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Darios I to Xerxes I. Circa 505-480 BC. AV Daric (14.5mm, 8.34 g). Sardes mint. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, quiver over shoulder, in kneeling-running stance right, drawing bow / Incuse punch. Carradice Type II (pl. XI, 11); Meadows, Administration 319; BMC Arabia –; Sunrise 19. VF, scattered marks and scuffs, flan flaw on reverse. Rare.