GCV 2451, BCD Boiotia 276b-277 var. For type.
O: Boiotian shield
R: forepart of horse r. T above, A before both turned slightly clockwise, all within incuse concave circle with curved edge.
Ex: Ancient Byways/Copper Penny
Ex: Tamco Numismatics (Sweden)
Map of Boiotia, showing Tanagra's location highlighted in red about 25 km east of Thebes.
map adapted from the BCD Boiotia catalogue
Ex: BCD Collection
Ex: Jacob Hirsch (1874-1955) stock with original coin ticket.
Green card is Hirsch's denoting R/G meaning “Rhousopoulos Greichen” originating in the Rhousopoulos collection, white card is BCD's.
According to BCD Peloponnesos catalogue, “The O / ΔΕ…issues are among the last silver issues of the 3rd century, and were almost certainly struck just prior to the weight reduction in c. 250/240….” (p.270 note after lot #1105)
RCV 4332, C. 1066, RIC II 1088a (Hadrian), BMCRE 1948 (Hadrian)
considered Rare, though CNG sold a reasonably nice example from the Weller collection for only $120 off a $200 estimate.
O: bare hd bust r., IMP T AELIVS CAESAR ANTONINVS
R: joined hands and caduceus, TRIB POT COS SC