|FORVM Persian Empire Lydia Siglos Great King with Spear and Bow / Incuse, est $90|
Item Number : 72708
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|Auction Type|| Standard|| ||Starting Bid||$0.99|
|Current Bid||$32.00 || ||# of Bids||5 |
|Quantity||N/A|| ||Location||Morehead City, NC, UNITED STATES|
4d 19h 50m 21s || ||Mail This Auction to a Friend|
|Started||11/12/2019 8:28:00 AM EST|| || || |
|Ends||12/12/2019 8:00:00 PM EST|| || || |
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|Persian Empire, Lydia, Anatolia, Xerxes I - Darius II, c. 485 - 420 B.C.|
|MA93718. Silver siglos, Carradice type IIIb (early); Carradice NC 1998 pl. 7, 155 ff.; Rosen 673; SGCV II 4682; Winzer 1.11; Sunrise 25, F, toned, well centered, etched surfaces, punch on obverse, Sardes (Sart, Turkey) mint, 5.274 grams, 14.8 mm, c. 485 - 420 B.C.; obverse Kneeling-running figure of the Great King right, transverse spear downward in right hand, bow in extended left hand, bearded, crowned; reverse irregular rectangular punch;
estimated value: $90.00|
After the destruction of the Kingdom of Judah, the Jews were taken into the seventy-year Babylonian captivity. When ancient Persia took control of Babylon, Haman, the royal vizier, convinced King Ahasuerus to destroy all the Jews. Esther, Ahasuerus` queen and, unknown to him, a Jew, interceded on behalf of her people. By law the King could not rescind the order to slaughter the Jews, so he issued a second decree that permitted the Jews to defend themselves with armed force. The King replaced Haman with Mordecai, a palace official, cousin and foster parent of Esther. The Jews defeated Haman, killing his ten sons that were leading the attacks, and then hanged Haman. The day after the battle was designated as a day of feasting and rejoicing. Scholars identify King Ahasuerus as the historical king Xerxes I, 485 - 465 B.C. Xerxes is the Greek version of his name but the Babylonians knew him as Khshayarsha. The Hebrew name Ahasuerus, appears to be derived from Khshayarsha, with the letter A added at the beginning.
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