Lot 91. Kingdom of Persis. Artaxerxes I (3rd Century BC). Silver Tetradrachm
ANCIENT COINS, KINGS OF PERSIS, Kingdom of Persis. (17.04gm, 26mm) Artaxerxes I (3rd Century BC). Silver Tetradrachm, Head of Artaxerxes I right, with moustache and earring, wearing diadem and kyrbasia. Rev. Fire temple of Ahura-Mazda, to inner left, king standing right, standard to right, A fantastic coin, boldly struck and needle sharp on a smooth planchet of excellent metal, Different obverse die, toned, Nearly Reverse mint state. VERY RARE.