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The obverse of the coin is an image of Darius the Great, King of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, holding a lance while running. This depiction of the king shows him as heroic, as a fearsome warrior who had recently conquered the area from Greek…

On the obverse of the coin, the god Apollo stands facing to the left, leaning against a laurel tree with a libation bowl held in his hand. On the coin’s reverse side, the demigod Herakles stands facing the right while holding a lion skin, a club, and…
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