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E-auction 405-317603 - BEOTIA - THEBES Demi-unité

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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 25 €
Maximum bid : 50 €
End of the sale : 18 January 2021 14:01:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 300 AC.
Mint name / Town : Thèbes, Béotie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 1 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 1,45 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré à l’usure importante, identifiable. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Bouclier béotien.


Reverse description : Tête de trident vu de dessus ; dauphin dans le champ à droite verticalement vers le haut.
Reverse legend : [BOITWN].
Reverse translation : (des Béotiens).


Poids léger.

Historical background

Boeotia - THEBES

(Ve - fourth century BC)

Thebes was the great rival of Athens. During the Peloponnesian War (431-404 AC)., She was an ally of Sparta. She enjoyed Greece, thanks to quarterback Epaminondas, who, after the liberation of Thebes in 379 BC, Sparta triumph successively at Leuctra (371 AC.) And Corinth (369 AC). Before finding the dead Mantinea (362 AC.). After this date, Philip II of Macedonia imposes its dominion over Boeotia. Thebes was crushed in 338 BC at Chaeronea where Alexander made his debut. The city was destroyed three years later.

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