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422, Lot: 311. Estimate $100.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Darios I to Xerxes II. Circa 485-420 BC. AR Siglos (12.5mm, 5.32 g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Sardes mint. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, quiver over shoulder, in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow / Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb, Group A/B (pl. XII, 17); Meadows, Administration 322; BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 17. VF, lightly toned, a hint of porosity.

From the Macy Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 403 (9 August 2017), lot 275.