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73000474
Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 474. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes I. Circa 505-480 BC. AR 1/6 Siglos (0.88 g). Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, drawing bow / Incuse punch. Cf. Carradice Type II (pl. XI, 12); BMC Arabia -; Babylon, Perses -; SNG Kayhan -; Rosen -; Klein -; Traité -. VF, toned, minor porosity. Well struck for issue. Very rare denomination.