Royal Persian Coinage. ca. 450 to 330 BC. Rare type with Helmet on reverse die.

Ancient Coins - Royal Persian Coinage. ca. 450 to 330 BC.  Rare type with Helmet on reverse die.
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Denomination : Silver siglos.

Date : This type is though to have been issued between 420 and 375 BC.

Reference : BMC Arabia #124.

Size : 14.3 x 15.7 mm. Weight : 5.52 grams.

Grade : gF/VF

Obverse : Persian King running right holding a bow in front and a dagger behind.

Reverse : Incuse irregular punch WITH A SMALL GREEK STYLE HELMET which was engraved into the die.  There is also a clear banker's mark, possibly representing a flower.

Examples with designs engraved into the reverse die are very scarce.

Price SKU: vcoin2016
US$ 185.00
  • € 150.96
  • £ 133.39
  • AUD 231.00
  • CHF 177.50
  • CAD 230.15

Rates for: 01/19/18

Ships from: Canada
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