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¼ Siglos - Artaxerxes II / Darius III - 405-330BC THE ROYAL COINAGE - 4th type C

¼ Siglos - Artaxerxes II / Darius III - 405-330BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 4th type C) -  obverse ¼ Siglos - Artaxerxes II / Darius III - 405-330BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 4th type C) -  reverse

Features

Country Achaemenid Empire
(Persia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 375 BC - 330 BC
Value AR 1/4 Siglos = 1/80 Daric (1/80)
Metal Silver (.950)
Weight 1.27 g
Diameter 10 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References SNG Cop# 1041, Barclay VH# -
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum
by Various authors
(Einar Munksgaard)
The coinage of Lydia and Persia; 1877 (Reprint 1923)
by Barclay Vincent Head
()

Obverse

Crowned king right, running with the akinakès in his right hand and bow in left.

Reverse

Incuse punch.

possibility of countermarks

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Type IV C - late (Attractive formal regal figure, three or four annulets or pellets on chest, neat style, large head, long beard, usually v-shaped folds on front of kandys, usually stylistic drapery with broad semi-circular sweep of folds from the left knee back to the right heel, plain exergue line, irregular incuse)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (375 BC - 340 BC)  Type IV C - late (Artaxerxes II - Artaxerxes IV)
ND (375 BC - 336 BC)  Type IV C - late (Artaxerxes II - Artaxerxes IV)
ND (375 BC - 330 BC)  Type IV C - late (Artaxerxes II - Darius III)

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