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ID:     152398
     [UNVERIFIED]
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:     8.33 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
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=119516
Grade:     Near EF
Notes:     Trace of lion head remaining in die A number of markings in the reverse dies of sigloi of this same ANCIENT EAST