Ancient Persia, Achaemenid Empire, Darius I and successors (c,510-330 BCE), Siglos(C)

PERSIA-DARIUS-SIGLOI
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Ancient Persia, Achaemenid Empire, Darius I and successors (c,510-330 BCE), Siglos(C)

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  • Order Code: PERSIA-DARIUS-SIGLOI
  • Size: 13.2-15.5mm
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  • Obverse: Archer (The Great King) Kneeling Or Standing Right; Shooting Bow
  • Reverse: Oblong Punchmark
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Lydia, the birthplace of Greek coinage was an important part of the Achaemenid Empire’s struck gold Darics and silver Siglos with the image of the Great King. The coins were modeled on the earliest coinage of the Lydian kings and remained the sole type issued until the conquest of the empire by Alexander the Great.