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    Thebes. Ca. 395-338 BC. AR stater (12.34 gm). Boeotian shield / AR - KA on either side of volute amphora, all within incuse circle. Head, Boeotia p. 64. SNG Copenhagen 318 (same rev. die). BCD Boiotia 536. Scarce. Minor flatness on amphora, otherwise extremely fine.

    A rare example on a coin from mainland Greece of the use of the western "Latin" form of the Greek letter rho. It is almost always rendered as P in Greek legends except for coins struck in Sicily and Italy, which occasionally use the R form.


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    September, 2011
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