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ID:     710188
Type:     Greek
Region:     BOEOTIA
City:     Orchomenus
Date Ruled:     Circa 525-500 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Obol
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 525-500
Weight:     1.00 g
Obverse Description:     Wheat grain, sprouting end upward
Reverse Description:     Square incuse with a recessed large triangle (divided by a line), a small triangle, and a square (divided by a line)
Primary Reference:     SNG Delepierre 1329
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, even grey tone, scratch on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 188 ($200)Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXV (24 March 1993), lot 243.The pattern of the incuse on the reverse of this and the following two lots parallel a similar series at Thebes (see lots 322-327, below).