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430, Lot: 178. Estimate $300.
Sold for $380. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CILICIA, Tarsos. Circa 400-385 BC. AR Stater (17.7mm, 10.84 g). Persian king standing right, thrusting a dagger into the belly of a lion standing on its hind legs before him / [Persian king standing right, quiver on his shoulder, leaning on a spear and holding an ankh]. Casabonne Type I (pl. 3, 3); Traité II, 528 = SNG BN 209; SNG Levante –; SNG von Aulock –. Near VF, struck from a completely worn out reverse die. Extremely rare, only one in CoinArchives.