Coin - Obol, Thebes, Boeotia, 480-456 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2445

A silver obol coin issued by the town of Thebes in Boeotia, 480-456 BC
Mint: Thebes
Reference: BMC Central Greece. p.75 cf no.66 but theta
Die Axis: 12
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 14 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.375 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: boeotian shields, kantharos drinking vessels
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Greek States - Boeotia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: circa 350 BC
Denomination: Obol
Obverse Description: Boeotian shield
Reverse Description: Kantharos with greek letter {TH}
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Thebes, Boeotia, Ancient Greek States
References: BMC Central Greece. p.75 cf no.66 but theta
  1. [Book], Barclay Head, Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Central Greece, British Museum, London, 1884, 75 Pages

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