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ID:     840856
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     BOEOTIA
City:     Thebes
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 440-425
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     12.07 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Boeotian shield
CM 1 Description:      ivy leaf on oval punch
Reverse Legend:     Θ−Ε
Reverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin; Θ-E across lower field; all within square incuse.
Mint:     Thebes
Primary Reference:     BCD Boiotia 420 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=138555
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Ex BCD Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 72, 14 June 2006), lot 616; Charles Gillet Collection (photofile), 905. As noted in the sale of the BCD Boiotia Collection (Triton XI, lot 420), this representation of Herakles is “[a] powerful portrait in the finest tradition of mainland Greek classical numismatic art.”