Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Archer barbu (Le Grand Roi) à demi agenouillé courant à droite, couronné (cidaris), tenant une lance de la main droite et un arc de la gauche ; un carquois rempli de flèches sur l’épaule ; ligne d’exergue.
Reverse description : Carré creux informe.
PERSIA - UNITED Achaemenid
(Ve - fourth century BC)
Achaemenid dynasty will last two centuries (559-330 AC). Lasting impression and Asia Minor. Cyrus, the founder, captured Babylon and Lydia, Croesus. His son Cambyses conquered Egypt in 525 BC Darius succeeded him (521-486 AC.) And initiates the Greco-Persians Wars against Asia Minor revolted and against Athens which had supported the insurgents. He was defeated at Marathon in 490 AC. His son Xerxes (486-465 AC). Continues its policy, but crashed at Salamis and at Plataea. This is the end of hegemonic Persian dream. The dynasty died out with Codoman Darius III (339-330 AC.) Who is beaten by Alexander which goes for three centuries impose Hellenism to India.