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143, Lot: 59. Estimate $75.
Sold for $169. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOEOTIA, Thespiai. Circa 210 BC. Æ 15mm (3.85 g). Laureate female (Arsinoe III) head right, wearing modius and veil / Lyre. Head, Boeotia p. 94, pl. VI, 13 = BMC 14, pl. XVI, 12; SNG Copenhagen 406. Near VF, dark brown patina with some earthen encrustation around the devices.



For the attribution of the obverse portrait to Arsinoe III and for the date of issue of these coins, see A. Schachter, "A Note on the Reorganization of the Thespian Museia," NC 1961, pp. 67-70.