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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
73000475
Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 475. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes I. Circa 505-480 BC. AR 1/8 Siglos (0.67 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, slight granularity. Very rare denomination.



Ex Gorny & Mosch 115 (5 March 2002), lot 1967 (part of).