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Coin - Ae9, Thebes, Boeotia, 371-338 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2139

Summary:
A copper coin issued by the town of Thebes in Boeotia, 371-338 BC
Mint: Thebes
Reference: BMC Central Greece p.84 no.169
Die Axis: 01
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 9 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 0.806 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: boeotian shields
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Greek States - Boeotia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 371-338 BC
Denomination: Obol
Obverse Description: Boeotian shield
Reverse Description: Head of Herakles wearing lion skin facing right, in front in Greek THE
Edge Description: Plain
Material: copper
Issued By: Thebes, Boeotia, Ancient Greek States

This piece seems to be silver plated on bronze
Deity Depicted: Heracles (Ancient God)
References: BMC Central Greece p.84 no.169
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Barclay Head, Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Central Greece, British Museum, London, 1884, 84 Pages

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