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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
73000479
Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 479. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $312. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes II. Circa 485-420 BC. AR Siglos (5.53 g). Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow / Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb A/B (pl. XII); BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 17; Carradice, "Two Achaemenid Hoards," NC 1998, 83-113 (same rev. punch). VF, lightly toned. Good metal for issue.