THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 440-400 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1120. Estimate CHF850.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.10 g 5). Small, round shield, with dotted border, bearing as a device a bull’s hoof to right; all within an outer dotted border. Rev.
ΛΑΡΙ Diademed bust of Asklepios to right, wearing long beard and with slight drapery over his chest; before him, snake turned to right. Herrmann F/G IIIβ II, II and pl. III, 15 var (there a horse’s hoof). Traité 690 and pl. CCXCVII, 23. A wonderful piece, very rare, toned and with a magnificent head of Asklepios. Extremely fine.