ACHAEMENID EMPIRE, ARTAXERXES II - DARIUS III, 375-336 BC. (AV Daric 8.36g 15mm) [NGC CHOICE AU 4/5-3/5]

Ancient Coins - ACHAEMENID EMPIRE, ARTAXERXES II - DARIUS III, 375-336 BC. (AV Daric  8.36g 15mm) [NGC CHOICE AU 4/5-3/5]
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ACHAEMENID EMPIRE, ARTAXERXES II - DARIUS III, 375-336 BC. (AV Daric  8.35g 15mm) OBV: Kneeling running king right with spear and bow. 
RV: Irregular incuse.
Carradice - Type IIIb.
Ex. Freeman & Sear #10, February 11, 2004. Lot #249, with auction ticket.
     Crown, spear, arrows, bow all present with detailed robe showing the folds. An exceptional and beautifully detailed face on the king much better in hand showing the high relief. This issue is related to the rather common double darics.   EF
   The Daric is a gold coin of the realm of the Persian Empire named after Darius I, (r. 522-486), who is represented as an archer, the first ruler in known history to be imaged on a coin. 
Ancient Coins - ACHAEMENID EMPIRE, ARTAXERXES II - DARIUS III, 375-336 BC. (AV Daric  8.36g 15mm) [NGC CHOICE AU 4/5-3/5]
Ancient Coins - ACHAEMENID EMPIRE, ARTAXERXES II - DARIUS III, 375-336 BC. (AV Daric  8.36g 15mm) [NGC CHOICE AU 4/5-3/5]
Price SKU: 536
US$ 3,700.00
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