Persia, Achaemenids. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II

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Description

Sardes, circa 420-375 BC. AU daric, 8.36 gr., 13.8 mm.

Obv: Persian Great King or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, in knielauf to the right on exergual line, holding apple-tipped spear and strung bow; quiver over shoulder.

Rev: rectangular incuse punch.

Ref: Carradice Type IIIb, Group C (pl. XIV, 42); BMC Arabia pl. XXIV, 12; Sunrise 28.

Nearly extremely fine.