Persian Empire, Carian Satrapy, Pixodaros, c. 340 - 335 B.C.
Pixodarus was the youngest of the three sons of , all of whom successively ruled. To secure the friendship of , of , Pixodarus offered his eldest daughter in marriage to his Philip's son Arrhidaeus. Arrhidaeus' ambitious younger brother, Alexander (later Alexander the Great) offered himself instead. Pixodarus eagerly agreed but Philip put an end to the scheme. Pixodarus died, apparently a natural death, before Alexander landed in in 334 B.C. and was succeeded by his Persian son-in-law Orontobates.SH90963. Silver , 597; 2375; 280; 891; 2913; p. 185, 5 ff.; 6608; 4966, gVF, some nicks or flaws, some pitting, , 7.000 g, maximum 20.1 mm, 0o, Mylasa mint, c. 340 - 335 B.C.; of facing slightly right; ΠIΞΩ∆APOY, standing right, (double-headed axe) over shoulder in right, lotus-tipped vertical in left; $700.00 (€616.00)
Persian Empire, Carian Satrapy, Pixodaros, c. 340 - 335 B.C.
Pixodarus was the youngest of the three sons of , all of whom successively ruled. To secure the friendship of , of , Pixodarus offered his eldest daughter in marriage to his Philip's son Arrhidaeus. Arrhidaeus' ambitious younger brother, Alexander (later Alexander the Great) offered himself instead. Pixodarus eagerly agreed but Philip put an end to the scheme. Pixodarus died, apparently a natural death, before Alexander landed in in 334 B.C. and was succeeded by his Persian son-in-law Orontobates.SH63582. Silver , 597; 2375; 280; 891; 2913; p. 185, 5 ff.; 6608; 4966, aVF, porous, 6.541 g, maximum 19.5 mm, 0o, Mylasa mint, c. 340 - 335 B.C.; of facing slightly right; ΠIΞΩ∆APOY, standing right, (double-headed axe) over shoulder in right, lotus-tipped vertical in left; $600.00 (€528.00)
Persian Empire, , Gaza, or , c. 375 - 333 B.C., Imitative of Athens
A Persian Period imitation of Athenian types from the Middle East.JD66401. Silver , cf. 1011, 4 ff., 15 ff., VF, , 0.576 g, maximum 8.1 mm, 270o, helmeted of right; AΘE, owl standing right, wings closed, facing, within square; $180.00 (€158.40)
Persian Empire, , Anatolia, Darius I the Great, Sep 522 - Oct 486 B.C.
GA77387. Silver 1/6 , II; 1.8, this is otherwise unpublished in refs; cf. 756 (1/4 ); 1027 (1/3 ), F, grainy and porous, 0.804 g, maximum 8.26 mm, probably (Sart, Turkey) mint, c. 510 - Oct 486 B.C.; kneeling-running figure of the Great right, drawing bow, bearded, crowned, quiver at shoulder; rectangular ; extremely ; $160.00 (€140.80)
Kalchedon, , c. 340 - 320 B.C.
The position of Chalcedon, on the eastern of the , was not as favorable as that of Byzantion on the opposite side. The Persian Megabazus (Herod. iv. 144) said the founders of Chalcedon must have been blind, for Chalcedon was settled seventeen years before ; and the settlers, we must suppose, had the of the two places.GS75218. Silver half , Black Sea 118; 484; 14; p. 124, 8; 518, gVF, off center, light marks, tiny edge split, 2.430 g, maximum 13.5 mm, Kalchedon mint, c. 340 - 320 B.C.; KAΛX, bull standing left on ear of grain; quadripartite square of mill-sail pattern, stippled texture within areas; ; $130.00 (€114.40)
, Uncertain , c. 400 - 350 B.C.
GS70805. Silver tetartemorion, 4, 862, 503, cf. 990 (no ), -, -, F, , 0.430 g, maximum 8.2 mm, 180o, uncertain mint, and neck of a left, turned slightly facing; and neck of a bull left, turned facing, Karian (resembles MV-H-Φ, clockwise from above), all within a round ; ; $105.00 (€92.40)
Persian Empire, Satraps of , Orontas, c. 357 - 352 B.C.
GB57341. Bronze AE 9, -, -, -, -, ; cf. CNG auction 247, lot 120 (very similar AE 9, but with right, also unpublished), F, 0.524 g, maximum 9.1 mm, 270o, Adramyteum mint, c. 357 - 352 B.C.; ADPA, left; forepart of Pegasos right, OPON below; apparently unpublished; $40.00 (€35.20)
Persian Empire, , , Ba'Alshillem II, c. 401 - 366 B.C.
, named for the "first-born" of Canaan, the grandson of Noah (Genesis 10:15, 19), is frequently referred to by the prophets (Isaiah 23:2, 4, 12; Jeremiah 25:22; 27:3; 47:4; Ezekiel 27:8; 28:21, 22; 32:30; Joel 3:4). The Sidonians long oppressed Israel (Judges 10:12) but Solomon entered into a matrimonial with them, and thus their form of idolatrous worship found a place in the land of Israel (1 Kings 11:1, 33). Jesus visited the "coasts" of Tyre and (Matthew 15:21; Mark 7:24) where many came to hear him preach (Mark 3:8; Luke 6:17). After leaving , Paul's ship put in at , before finally sailing for Rome (Acts 27:3, 4).GA77819. Silver 1/16 , 851 ff.; Hoover 10 240; 27 (Abd'astart, Straton I); p 146, 36 (same); 197 ff. (same), Fair/Fine, , 0.780 g, maximum 8.7 mm, , mint, c. 371 - 370 B.C.; war galley left, Phoenician letter beth above; of (to left) standing right, slaying erect to right, Phoenician letter ayin (O) between them; from the Butte College Foundation, ex Collection; $28.00 (€24.64)
Persian Empire, , , Evagoras II, c. 346 - 342 B.C.
In 351 B.C., revolted against Artaxerxes. The siege went badly for . Tennes, fled the city with most of the able-bodied warriors. The inhabitants, 40,000 people of all ages, sealed themselves in the city, set fire to the buildings, and perished in the flames. The city never completely recovered. The Cypriote, Euagoras II, likely ruled after the destruction.GA77820. Silver 1/16 , 1734 ff., 41 (Abd'ashart II), 68, 5948, 259 (R1), Fair/Fine, 0.444 g, maximum 9.6 mm, , mint, c. 346 - 342 B.C.; Sidonian war galley left, with oars, row of shields along bulwarks, two lines of waves below, uncertain date above; Great (on left) (on right), reaching with left hand to grab lion's mane, drawing back a dagger in his right hand, Phoenician letters ayin over ayin (OO) in center, all in square; from the Butte College Foundation, ex Collection; $28.00 (€24.64)
Persian Empire, Carian Dynasts, Hekatomnos, 391 - 377 B.C.
was a native of Mylasa, which he made his capital and the seat of his government. His coins depict Zeus Labrandenos from the celebrated temple of that name near Mylasa. The Persian emperor appointed to command naval forces in the war against Evagoras of , but he not only took no in support of the Emperor, but secretly supplied Evagoras with money for mercenaries. The disorganized Persian monarchy took no action against and he continued to rule until his death. He left three sons, , Idrieus and Pixodarus - all of whom - in their turn, succeeded him in the sovereignty.GB90815. Bronze AE 9, , p. 187, 42 var. ( left); -; -; -, -, aVF, 0.457 g, maximum 8.18 mm, Miletos mint, 391 - 377 B.C.; forepart left, turned back right, open jaws; square containing ornamented ; ex Frascatius Coins (2010); very ; $14.00 (€12.32)
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