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Siglos - Artaxerxes I / Artaxerxes II - 465-358 BC THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - late

Siglos - Artaxerxes I / Artaxerxes II - 465-358 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - late) -  obverse Siglos - Artaxerxes I / Artaxerxes II - 465-358 BC (THE ROYAL COINAGE - 3rd type B - late) -  reverse

Features

Country Achaemenid Empire
(Persia)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 450 BC - 375 BC
Value AR Siglos = 1/60 Mina (unit)= 1/20 Daric (1/20)
Metal Silver (.950)
Weight 5.5 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized yes
References SNG Cop# 1029, BMC Greek# 69
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum
by Various authors
(Einar Munksgaard)
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.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (450 BC - 375 BC) 
ND (450 BC - 375 BC)  Sardes mint

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