Boeotia, Thebes


Boeotia, Thebes

Silver hemidrachm, 14 mm, 2,55 gm.
Obv.: Boeotian shield
Rev.: Q E B H
A wine kantharos with club of Herakles above all within an incuse square.

Boeotia, ca. 338-315 BC.

Thebes rose to become the predominant city in Greece, leading the Theban Hegemony, after the Peloponessian war, but eventually fell prey to Macedonian expansion under Philip II.

Inv#: 6958


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