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10600512
CNG 106, Lot: 512. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II. Circa 420-375 BC. AV Daric (15mm, 8.35 g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Sardes mint. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, quiver over shoulder, in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear in right hand, bow in left / Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb, Group C (pl. XIV, 42); cf. Meadows, Administration 323; BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 12; Sunrise 28. VF, lightly toned. Well centered and struck.


From the George Bernert Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 63 (21 May 2003), lot 717.