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Triton XXI, Lot: 531. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Artaxerxes II to Artaxerxes III. Circa 400-341 BC. AR Tetradrachm (21mm, 15.48 g, 1h). Chian standard. Uncertain mint in Caria. Persian king, wearing kidaris and kandys, in kneeling-running stance right, drawing bow / Warrior, wearing kyrbasia, thrusting spear he holds aloft in right hand, on horse galloping right. Konuk, Influences, Group 1, 1 and pl. XXX, 8; cf. Meadows, Administration 327; Mildenberg, Münzwesen pp. 26–7 and pl. XIII, 117; Sunrise 73–4 var. (controls on rev.). Good VF, toned, underlying luster, a hint of die wear on reverse. Exceptional style for issue.