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Classical Numismatic Group > Triton IXAuction date: 10 January 2006
Lot number: 587

Lot description:

BOIOTIA, Thebes. Time of Galba, circa 68-69 AD. Lot of two Æ. Both coins: Pemptides, magistrate. QHB-AIWN, laureate and bearded head of Herakles left / Legend around crossed upright club and thyrsos. Varieties: (a) Æ 19mm (8.40 g, 11h). Reverse legend: EPI ARCI P-EMPTIDO-U. RPC I 1336 (this coin referenced); SNG Cop. 395. Rare // (b) Æ 18mm (5.65 g, 11h). Reverse legend: EPI ARCI [PEMPTIDO]-U. Large crescent countermark on reverse. RPC I 1336 (this coin referenced); Head, Boeotia p. 95, pl. VI, 15 = BMC p. 89, 212, pl. XVI, 4. Extremely rare. Coins Near VF and Fine, respectively. Two (2) coins in lot. ($300)

(a) Ex Coin Galleries 14 November 1984, lot 328 (part).

Both coins are from the same obverse die.

Estimate: $300