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680250
Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 250. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Maroneia. Circa 480-430 BC. AR Didrachm (7.25 gm, 8h). Forepart of horse left / MAR-WN-ITE-WN (retrograde) around quadripartite square; all within shallow incuse square. Schönert-Geiss 38 (V8/R10); May, Maroneia 54 (A41/P50); BMC Thrace -; SNG Copenhagen -; Traité pl. CCCXL, 9 (same dies). Good VF, toned, slight granularity. Rare. ($1000)

From the William and Louise Fielder Collection.

For the redating of this series, see U. Wartenberg's review of Schönert-Geiss's book (NC 1992, pp. 194).