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Coin - Ae13, Thebes, Boeotia, 371-338 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2138

Summary:
A copper coin issued by the town of Thebes in Boeotia, 371-338 BC
Mint: Thebes
Reference: BMC Central Greece p.86 no.186
Die Axis: 12
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 13 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.783 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: archery, bows, clubs weapons
Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Eugene von Guerard, Artist (1811-1901), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Greek States - Boeotia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 371-338 BC
Obverse Description: Head of Herakles wearing lion skin facing left (face almost off flan)
Reverse Description: Bow and club; above, A; below in Greek, {thion}
Edge Description: Plain
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Boeotia, Ancient Greek States, 371-338 BC
Previous Collection: Eugene von Guerard, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880
References: Sear vol. 1 p. 227 no. 2406
BMC Central Greece p.86 no.186
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Barclay Head, Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Central Greece, British Museum, London, 1884, 86 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.
  3. [Book], David Sear, Greek Coins and Their Values, Europe, Seaby, B.A. Ltd., London, 1978, 227 Pages

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