Siglos of Kingdom of Persia with running-kneeling king, struck under Arses and Dareios III (?)

Greek
Classical Period
about 338 B.C.


Mint: Persia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.1178

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Provenance

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