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

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

Features

Country Achaemenid Empire
(Persia)
Type Common coin
Years 510 BC - 480 BC
Value AV Daric = 1/5 Perso-Babylonic Silver Mina = 20 Silver Drachms (1)
Metal Gold (.970)
Weight 8.32 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References BMC Greek# 184, SNG Cop# 1446
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)
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.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (510 BC - 486 BC)  Darius I
ND (510 BC - 480 BC) 
ND (505 BC - 486 BC)  Darius I
ND (505 BC - 480 BC) 

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