BOEOTIA, Federal Coinage.
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 148. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $325. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 250 BC. AR Drachm (5.04 g, 1h). Head of Demeter or Kore (Persephone) facing slightly right, wearing grain-wreath / Poseidon, naked, standing right, resting on trident and holding dolphin; to left, BOIWTWN
upward; to right, monogram above Boeotian shield. BCD Boiotia 99; Head, Boeotia
p. 86; BMC p. 40, 79; SNG Copenhagen 383; McClean 5617; Dewing 1516-7. Good VF, toned.
From the BCD Collection.
The reverse die for this coin had originally been engraved with a different monogram (cf. BCD 98).