PERSIA. Achaemenidae. Darios I to Xerxes II, ca. 485-420 B.C. AR Siglos (5.38 gms), Sardes Mint. NGC Ch EF, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5. Carradice-Type IIIb; Sunrise-25. Obverse: Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow; Reverse: Incuse rectangular punch. Rather well centered and struck for the type, and on a flan of great metal, this charming example exhibits an alluring steel gray tone with some highlights verging upon burnt sienna.