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Lot 4398    SESSION 11 (2PM FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER)    Ancient Gold Coins

Estimate $3,000
SOLD $3,600

PERSIA - LYDIA, Persian Imperial Coinage (c.420-375 B.C.), gold daric (8.28 g) struck in period of Artaxeres II, probably at Sardis mint, obv. bearded archer (king ?) running to the right with transverse spear over shoulder, and bow in right hand, rev. oblong punch (S.4679, Carradice type 111b late), Group C, nos. 42, Pl. XIV, SNG Cop.274-277, BMC 58-60 Group E [p.156, Pl.XXV,12-13). Good very fine and rare.

Ex CNG eSale 261, 3 August 2011 (lot 155) with ticket and descriptive details.

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