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Hemidrachm of Thebes with Boiotian shield

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Obverse: Boiotian shield. Reverse: Kantharos, above it, club, at the left an axe. [See media screen for inscription in Greek]

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 426–387 B.C.

Mint

Thebes, Boiotia (Federal Coinage)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1008.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.48 gm.

Accession Number

95.124

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins