|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 496. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 395-338 BC. AR Stater (12.15 g). (W)ast-, magistrate. Struck circa 390-382 BC. Boiotian shield / Amphora, ivy branch with three leaves and berries sprouting forth above; FA-ST
across field; all within incuse concave circle. Hepworth 38 (this coin illustrated); Head, Boeotia
p. 64; Myron Hoard pl. D
, 7 (same rev. die); BMC 122; Winterthur 1915 (same rev. die, traces of overcutting also showing). VF, light grey tone. ($300)
Traces of BO-IW
(cf. BMC p. 36, 42-47) are visible under the FA-ST
. See note on lot 6 above.