PERSIA. Achaemenidae. Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II, ca. 420-375 B.C. AV Daric (8.39 gms), Sardes Mint. NGC AU, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 4/5. Carradice-Type IIIb; Sunrise-28. Obverse: Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow; Reverse: Incuse rectangular punch. Offering a rather round shape to the flan, this example stands out from what is generally encountered, presenting a good strike and charming brilliance, as well as just a hint of light handling upon the highest points.