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Siglos - Darius I / Xerxes I - 522-465 BC THE ROYAL COINAGE - 2nd type

Siglos - Darius I / Xerxes I - 522-465 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 2nd type) -  obverse Siglos - Darius I / Xerxes I - 522-465 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 2nd type) -  reverse

Features

Country Achaemenid Empire
(Persia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 510 BC - 480 BC
Value AR Siglos = 1/60 Mina (unit)= 1/20 Daric (1/20)
Metal Silver (.950)
Weight 5.30 g
Diameter 12 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References SNG Cop# 1027-1028
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum
by Various authors
(Einar Munksgaard)

Obverse

Persian king or hero right, with a quiver in place
kneeling in the act of shooting an arrow.

Reverse

Incuse punch.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (510 BC - 486 BC)  Sardis mint (Darius I)
ND (505 BC - 486 BC)  Sardis mint (Darius I)
ND (505 BC - 480 BC) 
ND (505 BC - 480 BC)  1/12 Siglos (0.44 gr)
ND (505 BC - 480 BC)  1/2 Siglos (3.658 gr)
ND (505 BC - 480 BC)  1/3 Siglos (1.81 gr)
ND (505 BC - 480 BC)  1/32 Siglos (0.14 gr)
ND (505 BC - 480 BC)  1/4 Siglos (1.48 gr)
ND (505 BC - 480 BC)  1/6 Siglos (0.88 gr)
ND (505 BC - 480 BC)  1/8 Siglos (0.70 gr)

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