A perfectly centered Persian daric
Lot 1166
PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, circa 420-375 BC. Daric (Gold, 18 mm, 8.33 g, 12 h), Lydo-Milesian standard, Sardes. Persian king or hero in kneeling/running stance to right, holding spear in his right hand and bow in his left. Rev. Irregular incuse punch. BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 12-3. Carradice Type IIIb Group C (pl. XIV, 42). Sunrise 28. Removed from NGC encapsulation 4241390-009, graded MS (Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5). Perfectly centered and with excellent details. Extremely fine.

From the James Knox Collection of Biblical related coins, Leu Web Auction 28, 9 December 2023, 199, ex Heritage 231744, 2 November 2017, 61048.
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500 CHF
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3400 CHF
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Closing time: 24-Feb-24, 21:42:30 CET
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