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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.2712
People
Achaemenid Kings (r. c. 522-330 BCE)
Title
Daric of the Achaemenid Kings
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
490 BCE-400 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Persia
Period
Classical period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/169826
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gold
Metal
AV
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.34 g
Denomination
daric
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.2712
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: King running to r. holding bow and spear
Rev.: incuse punch
Exhibition History

From Rhubarb to Rubies: European Travelers to Safavid Iran, 1550-1700, Houghton Library, Cambridge, 05/08/2008 - 08/20/2008

32Q: 2400 French/Italian/Spanish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/10/2018 - 02/06/2019

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