PERSIA, Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I to Xerxes II, circa 485-420 BC. Siglos (Silver, 16 mm, 5.50 g), Lydo-Milesian standard, Sardes. Persian king, wearing radiate tiara, in running/kneeling stance to right, holding bow in his left hand, spear in his right and with a quiver over his shoulder. Rev. Oblong incuse. BMC Arabia pl. XXV, 17. Carradice Type IIIb C, pl. XII, 17. Nicely struck and centred; a clear and attractive coin. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF