THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 450-430 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 66. Estimate CHF3250.
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010.
Sold For CHF2600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.21 g 5), Oloosson. The Hero Thessalos, nude but for a cloak, standing right, restraining the forepart of a raging bull by grasping his horns. Rev.
ΠΕ Forepart of a bridled horse galloping to right, reins trailing; all within incuse square. SNG Fitzwilliam 2429. Weber 2887 (same dies
). Very rare. A pleasing coin, nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Ex Leu 77, 11 May 2000, 192.