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Achaemenid Empire, Daric, ex: Hess/Leu 1971

 AV Daric, 8.37g. 16mm. Achaemenid Empire, Xerxes II-Artaxerxes II, c.420-375 B.C.  Sardes mint. 
Persian King running with scepter and bow; quiver on his back.  Rev. Crude incuse.   Carradice Type IIIb, Group C.   Fine style with excptionally sharp and complete facial detail. 

Ex: Hess/Leu, Lucerne, Auction 49, April 27, 1971, lot 289.

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Extremely Fine $8,000.
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Macedon, Roman Period

AR Tetradrachm, 16.95g. 33mm.  1st Meris, c.167-149 B.C. Head of Artemis to right  in center of a Macedonian shield; bow and quiver on her shoulder.   Rev.  Club sourrounded by oak wreath.  Fine style and toned on a large flan. 

Ex: Brian Kritt, Maryland, Jan. 8, 2014 

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about Extremely Fine/Extremely Fine $3,000.
Seleukid Kings, Antiochos II, 261-246 B.C.

AR Tetradrachm, 17.09g. 27mm. Sardes mint, c.261-264 B.C. Diademed head of the deified Antiochos I to right. Rev. Apollo seated to left on omphalos holding a bow and arrow; monograms below. SC 518d. Newell, WSM 1387 and pl. LVI,2(same dies).  Hirsch, Munich, Auction XVIII, 1907, lot 2502(dies).   Magnificent sculptural portrait of the elderly Antiochos I in high relief and with fine toning; probably the finest known example.


Ex: E. J. Waddell, E Auction, May 4, 2005, lot 12.
Ex: Manhattan Sale II, New York, Peter Gruber collection, Auction January 4, 2011, lot 69.
Ex: William Rudman collection
Ex: Lebanese family collection, c.1900.

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Extremely Fine $45,000.

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