Coin - Obol, Thebes, Boeotia, 480-456 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2135

A silver obol coin issued by the town of Thebes in Boeotia, 480-456 BC
Mint: Thebes
Reference: BMC Central Greece. p.76 no.78
Die Axis: 01
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 12 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.386 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: boeotian shields, kantharos drinking vessels
Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Eugene von Guerard, Artist (1811-1901), 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 letters E BH
Shape: off-round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Thebes, Boeotia, Ancient Greek States, 371-338 BC
Previous Collection: Eugene von Guerard, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880
References: BMC Central Greece. p.76 no.78
  1. [Book], Barclay Head, Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Central Greece, British Museum, London, 1884, 76 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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