THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 80s (- 40s?) BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1021. Estimate CHF200.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 7.82 g 12), Hypata. Euxenos. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right. Rev.
ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ/ΕΥΞΕΝ[ΟΣ] Phemios as a slinger to right, as above. Cf, Rogers 143 ff. Münsterberg, Suppl. p. 12. Rare. A splendid piece, struck in high relief with a fine dark patina, and unusually well preserved. Extremely fine.
The magistrate who signed this issue also produced silver trihemidrachms (De Callataÿ, 2004, p. 130, 40).