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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 546. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOIOTIA, Thebes. Circa 395-338 BC. AR Stater (11.95 g). Theot(i)-, magistrate. Struck circa 363-348 BC. Boiotian shield / Amphora; QE-OT across field; all within incuse concave circle. Hepworth 60 (same rev. die); Head, Boeotia p. 65; Traité III 267; Mionnet II p. 101, 34. VF, even grey tone, amphora softly struck. Rare. ($300)

Hepworth, Epaminondas, p. 39, note 15, further refines the dates for this magistrate citing a terminus ante quem of 348 BC, due to one of his bronzes having been found at Olynthos.