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11200358
CNG 112, Lot: 358. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Darios I to Xerxes II. Circa 485-420 BC. AV Daric (15mm, 8.32 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. XIII, 27); Meadows, Administration 321; BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 26; Sunrise 24. Some deposits. EF.


From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex CNG inventory 91857 (April 1996).