Siglos - Artaxerxes II / Artaxerxes III - 405-338 BC THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - late
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Years||405 BC - 338 BC|
|Value||AR Siglos = 1/60 Mina (unit)= 1/20 Daric (1/20)|
|References||SNG Cop# 1029, MAC# 110, BMC Greek# 69
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum
by Various authors
Oriental Coins and Their Value: The Ancient & Classical World
by Michael Mitchiner
A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum
by Reginald Stuart Poole, Barclay Vincent Head, Percy Gardner, Warwick William Wroth, George Francis Hill
Persian king or hero right in kneeling position with quiver, holding a spear in his right hand and the bow with his left.
Possibility of countermarks.
Stylistic drapery with broad semi-circular sweep of folds from the left knee back to the right heel, no pellets, large formal figure, often V-shaped folds on front of drapery, sometimes quiver not visible. Possibly struck at multiple mints.
- Siglos - Darius I / Artaxerxes II - 522-358 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type)
- Siglos - Darius I / Xerxes I - 522-465 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type A)
- Siglos - Xerxes I / Artaxerxes II - 486-358 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B)
- Siglos - Xerxes I / Darius II - 486-405 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - early)
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|ND (405 BC - 338 BC)|
|ND (375 BC - 340 BC)|
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