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Siglos of Kingdom of Persia with running-kneeling king, struck under Arses and Dareios III (?)

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Obverse: Bearded king kneeling on right knee to right, in right hand short sword, in left hand bow. He wears long garment, quiver at back, and turreted crown. Reverse: Irregular incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1309); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 338 B.C.

Mint

Persia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2206.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.1178

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins