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Triton XXI, Lot: 529. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Artaxerxes II to Darios III. Circa 375-336 BC. AV Daric (15mm, 8.33 g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Sardes mint. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, quiver over shoulder, in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear in right hand, bow in left / Incuse punch with rough pattern. Carradice Type IIIb Late (pl. XV, 50–1); Meadows, Administration –; BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 24; Sunrise 39 corr. (references). EF, well struck for issue.

Ex Parsy (19 April 2017), lot 89 (hammer €3250); Bourgey (20 March 1975), lot 66.