BOIOTIA, Federal Coinage.
|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 135. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 225-171 BC. AR Drachm (5.03 g, 1h). Laureate head of Poseidon right, border of dots / Nike standing left, resting on trident and holding wreath; BOIWTW
N downward on right; to left, monogram above control letter X
. Head, Boeotia
p. 90 corr. (Poseidon, not Zeus); Dewing 1521; Clarence S. Bement Collection (Naville-Ars Classica VI, 28 January 1924), lot 1056 (same obv. die); Good VF, struck a little off centre, very faint traces of multiple striking on the profile of Poseidon. ($200)