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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 424. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOIOTIA, Thebes. Circa 440-425 BC. AR Stater (12.01 g). Boiotian shield / Infant Herakles kneeling facing, strangling two serpents, the one on right arm hangs dead; [(archaic Q)EBAION] above, ivy leaf to upper left; all within square incuse. Head, Boeotia p. 32; Myron Hoard pl. A, 29 (same dies); BMC p. 72, 40. Near VF, even grey tone. Very rare with the ivy leaf. ($1000)