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650199
Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 199. Estimate $12500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BOEOTIA, Thebes. Circa 426-395 BC. AR Stater (12.15 gm). Boeotian shield / Q-E, head of Herakles left, wearing lion's skin headdress. BMC Central Greece pg. 73, 49 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen -; Head, pl. 3, 2; Jameson 1161 (this coin); Pozzi 1419 (same reverse die). Toned, good VF. Very rare type. ($12,500)

Ex Leu 42 (12 May 1987), lot 225; R. Jameson Collection, 1161; Frank S. Benson Collection (Sotheby's, 3 February 1909), lot 513; Montagu Collection (Sotheby's, 23 March 1896), lot 367; Photiades-Pacha Collection; Hoffmann (19 May 1890), lot 441.