THESSALY, Kierion. 2nd half of the 4th century BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1075. Estimate CHF200.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Trichalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 8.37 g 1). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev.
ΚΙΕΡΙΕΙΩΝ Zeus, nude, striding right, hurling thunderbolt from his right hand and holding eagle on his outstretched left; to right, Arne kneeling and playing with knucklebones. Rogers 178. SNG Copenhagen 37. An impressive piece struck in high relief and with fine dark brown patina. Minor scrape on Apollo’s cheek, otherwise
, about extremely fine.
The obverse is clearly copied from the coins of Philip II.