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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 102. Estimate $150. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $90. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOIOTIA, Federal Coinage. 220's BC. Æ (3.37 g, 7h). Head of Demeter or Kore (Persephone) three-quarter face right, wearing corn-wreath / Poseidon, naked, standing left, resting right foot on rock and leaning on trident; to right, BOIWTWN downward. Head, Boeotia p. 86, pl. VI, 6 = BMC p. 41, 81, pl. VI, 8; SNG Cop. 384. Good VF, medium brown patina. Overstruck on Æ of Antigonos Gonatas of the type SNG Cop. 1214-1221. ($150)

The obverse of this coin being particularly well struck there are only a few traces of the undertype. On the reverse one can see the horse's nose and foreleg.