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    Detailed Persian Daric

    ACHAEMENID PERSIA. Time of Xerxes II-Artaxerxes II (ca. 420-375 BC). AV daric (16mm, 8.37 gm). NGC MS ★ 5/5 - 4/5, Fine Style. Persian Great King in kneeling-running position right, wearing kidaris (crown with four points) and kandys (royal robe), holding transverse spear with round end on right hand and bow in left; quiver with three arrows over shoulder / Rectangular incuse punch with rough interior. Carradice Type IIIb, Group C. BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 12. Sunrise 28. Cleanly struck on a round flan, with well-detailed drapery and face.

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    January, 2018
    7th-8th Sunday-Monday
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