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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.


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.


Persia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.29 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins