Royal Persian Coinage. ca. 420 to 375 BC. Silver Siglos.

Ancient Coins - Royal Persian Coinage. ca. 420 to 375 BC. Silver Siglos.
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Denomination : Silver siglos.   Date : by Carradice to between 420 and 375 BC.

Reference : Sear Greek - 4682.  Carradice IIIbC.

Size : 13.8 x 15.3 mm.  Weight : 5.29 grams.

Grade : VF, with a fairly good strike, but a few marks.  Most of the coin has old dark hoard toning, but rubbed to silvery on the high points of the obverse.

Obverse : Persian king running right holding a bow in front and a spear over his shoulder.

Reverse : Incuse rectangular punch.

See CNG triton VII, lot 368 for another example from the same dies.

Provenance : ex Darcy Phalen collection.

Price SKU: vcoin4740
US$ 235.00
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Rates for: 01/18/18

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