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ID:     711065
     [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:     cf. Carradice Type IV, Group A (without design on reverse); CNG 66, lot 731; Triton VIII, lot 567; CNG 69, lot 715; CNG 70, lot 416 (all fromthe same dies)
Weight:     8.29 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 (without design on reverse)
Reference2:     CNG 66, lot 731
Reference3:     Triton VIII, lot 567
Reference4:     CNG 69, lot 715; CNG 70, lot 416 (all struck fromthe same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76292
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1065 Extremely rare with design on the reverse die