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Siglos - Artaxerxes II / Artaxerxes III - 405-338 BC THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - late

Siglos - Artaxerxes II / Artaxerxes III - 405-338 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - late) -  obverse Siglos - Artaxerxes II / Artaxerxes III - 405-338 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - late) -  reverse

Features

Country Achaemenid Empire
(Persia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 405 BC - 338 BC
Value AR Siglos = 1/60 Mina (unit)= 1/20 Daric (1/20)
Metal Silver (.950)
Weight 5.1 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round (Irregular)
Demonetized yes
References SNG Cop# 1029, MAC# 110, BMC Greek# 69
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum
by Various authors
(Einar Munksgaard)
Oriental Coins and Their Value: The Ancient & Classical World
by Michael Mitchiner
(Hawkins Publications)
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
(British Museum)

Obverse

Persian king or hero right in kneeling position with quiver, holding a spear in his right hand and the bow with his left.

Reverse

Incuse punch.
Possibility of countermarks.

Comments

Particular:

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.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (405 BC - 338 BC) 
ND (375 BC - 340 BC) 

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