Persia, Achaemenid Empire, Gold Daric

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Persia, Achaemenid Empire, Gold Daric

Persia, Achaemenid Empire (Time of Darios I to Xerxes II, c. 485-420 B.C.), Gold Daric. Great King of Persia in kneeling-running stance right, wearing a kidaris, a quiver at his shoulder, holding a bow in his left hand and a spear in his right, rev. uneven rectangular incuse, 8.37g. (Carradice, Type IIIb, A/B, pl. XIII, 27; BMC 43, pl. XXIV, 26). Well-centred, residual lustre, about extremely fine.

AM00483

£3,950
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