Daric of Kingdom of Persia with running-kneeling king, struck under Dareios III
Late Classical Period
Mint: Persia (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2208.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 8.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Obverse: The king in kneeling-running pose on right knee to right wearing crown and long robe, quiver on his back, spear in right hand, bow in left.
Reverse: Incuse rectangle crossed by wavy depressions.
By date unknown: Montagu Collection; 1897: Cat. Sotheby, Montagu Sale, no. 403 (according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 2, 1910: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund