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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 74. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOIOTIA, Federal Coinage. Circa 304-294 BC. AR Hemidrachm (2.87 g). Boiotian shield / Amphora; L-W across lower field; all within incuse square. Head, Boeotia p. 58, (c.), pl. IV, 23; Imhoof-Blumer, Boeotiens, 59; BMC p. 35, 28; Traité III 302, pl. CCIII, 2; cf. Münzen und Medaillen VI (6-7 December 1946), lot 659 (same rev. die); cf. K. Kress 118 (22 June 1961), lot 396 (same rev. die); cf. Agrinion 123 (with footnote; same rev. die). Near EF, attractive dark grey cabinet tone, die break on reverse, overstruck on uncertain type. Very rare and (because of the overstrike) of potential numismatic importance. ($500)

Ex Sotheby's London 20 April 1993, lot 304 (part).