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Triton XXII, Lot: 394. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. temp. Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II. Circa 420-375 BC. AV Daric (16mm, 8.42 g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Sardes mint. Persian king or hero, wearing kidaris and kandys, quiver over shoulder, in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow / Incuse punch. Carradice Type IIIb, Group C (pl. XIV, 42); cf. Meadows, Administration 323; BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 12; Sunrise 28. Near EF. Well centered and struck.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Hunter Collection (Goldberg 72, 5 February 2013), lot 4093.