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360, Lot: 91. Estimate $100.
Sold for $65. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ACHAIA, Patrai. Circa 45-40 BC. Æ Hemiobol – Hexachalkon (20.5mm, 5.88 g, 6h). Metrodoros, son of Menekles, magistrate. Bearded head of Herakles right, wearing tainia / Athena advancing right, holding shield and spear; Patrai monogram to left, owl to right; MHTPOΔωPOC MЄNЄKΛЄOC ΠATPЄωN around. BCD Peloponnesos 509–12; HGC 5, 59. Near VF, green patina, some roughness.

From the BCD Collection. Ex Joseph J. Copeland Colection (Coin Galleries, 10 February 1993), lot 443 (part of).