coin project
Please support our sponsors

Log In | Register
[83716 Coins (44238 Unverified)]
Advanced Search
Search By Coin ID
Ancient Africa (157)
Ancient East (4671)
Ancient Spain (872)
Byzantine (753)
Celtic (372)
Goths, Vandals (259)
Greek (22490)
Roman Imperial (32425)
Roman Provincial (8278)
Roman Republican & Imperatorial (2318)
Ancient and Medieval India (72)
Ancient and Medieval Far East (10245)
Central Europe and Italy (20)
Eastern Europe and Scandinavia (55)
Germany (30)
Islamic (22)
Western Europe (102)
Africa (5)
Asia (0)
Australia and the Pacific Islands (0)
Europe (17)
North America (0)
South America (0)
Ancient Imitations (444)
Modern Forgeries of Ancient Coins (19)
Medieval Imitations (0)
Modern Forgeries of Medieval Coins (0)
Modern Forgeries of Modern Coins (0)
Submit New Coin(s)
Sponsors page
Terms of Service
Contact Us
About Us
FAQ Page
Coin Detail
Click here to see enlarged image.
ID:     157135
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     PERSIA
City:     Achaemenid Empire
Issuer:     Carradice Type IV
Date Ruled:     Circa 455-420 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Daric
Date Struck:     BC Circa 455-420
Diameter:     14 mm
Weight:     8.35 g
Obverse Description:     Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, holding dagger and bow
Reverse Description:     Incuse punch, in which is a lion's head facing downward
Primary Reference:     cf. Carradice Type IV, Group A (pl. XIII, 32)
Reference2:     cf. BMC Arabia pl. XXVI, 9
Reference3:     CNG 66 (19 May 2004), lot 731
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Extremely rare - the fourth known with lion's head on the reverse die. A number of markings in the reverse dies of sigloi of this same ANCIENT EAST