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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 188. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOIOTIA, Orchomenos. Circa 525-500 BC. AR Obol (1.00 g). Wheat grain, sprouting end upward / Square incuse with a recessed large triangle (divided by a line), a small triangle, and a square (divided by a line). SNG Delepierre 1329. Good VF, even grey tone, scratch on reverse. ($200)

Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXV (24 March 1993), lot 243.

The pattern of the incuse on the reverse of this and the following two lots parallel a similar series at Thebes (see lots 322-327, below).