GOLD DARIC, PERSIAN EMPIRE, ACHAEMENID DYNASTY, XERXES II - ARTAXERXES II
Carradice Type IIIb, About Extremely Fine, 16.5mm, 8.39 grams, Sardes mint, Struck Circa. 420 -375 B.C.E.
Obverse: Persian King running to right with Spear and Bow
Reverse: Incuse punch
Nicely defined, and quasi-complete with platform and legs. Deep gold and wonderful eye appeal!
The Persian daric is known as Darkamon in the biblical books of Ezra (2:69) and Nehemiah (7:69, 70, 71).