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4510195

Extremely Rare Alexandrine Double Daric

451, Lot: 195. Estimate $2500.
Sold for $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PERSIA, Alexandrine Empire. temp. Stamenes – Seleukos. Satraps of Babylon, circa 328/3-311 BC. AV Double Daric (17mm, 16.48 g). Babylon 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; [spearhead to left] / Patterned incuse punch. CNG 105, lot 447 (same obv. die), otherwise unpublished. Near VF. Extremely rare issue.