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ID:     765837
Type:     Greek
Region:     BOEOTIA
City:     Orchomenus
Date Ruled:     Late 5th century-364 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tritetartemorion
Date Struck:     BC Late 5th century-364
Diameter:     10 mm
Weight:     0.58 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Three wheat grains in a row, sprouting ends upward
Reverse Description:     Horse to right
Primary Reference:     BCD Boiotia 216
Reference2:     SNG Cop 201 cf. for similar type
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good Fine, purple-gray tone, minor porosity.
Notes:     Ex BCD Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Triton IX, 10 January 2006), lot 216.The horse fractions of Orchomenos, although commoner than the wheel fractions, are difficult to find in nice condition.