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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 514. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $220. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOIOTIA, Thebes. Circa 395-338 BC. AR Stater (12.11 g). Amphi-, magistrate. Struck circa 379-368 BC. Boiotian shield; countermark: A within triangular incuse / Amphora; AM-F[I] across field; all within incuse concave circle. Hepworth 2; Head, Boeotia p. 63; Myron Hoard pl. G, 30; Traité III 267; Mionnet II p. 100, 15. Near VF, light grey tone. ($300)

The A countermark on the shield could be a banker's mark or the badge of Akraiphion (see lot 193 above).