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 - 4680.  Carradice IVB.

Size : 12.5 x 18.6 mm.  Weight : 5.57 grams.

Grade : gVF with an exceptionally long flan that allows for far more of the design to be present on the flan than one normally sees for this issue.

Obverse : Bearded Persian king running right holding a bow in front and holding a dagger behind.  There is a pelleted ground line below the King, which is a somewhat unusual feature.  When a ground line if present, it is normally a straight line, but on most specimens the area where the ground line would be is off the flan.

Reverse : Incuse rectangular punch.

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Rates for: 01/15/18

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