THESSALY, Oitaioi. Circa 360s-340s BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1212. Estimate CHF750.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF8500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.82 g 12), Herakleia Trachinia. Lion’s head to left, with spear in its jaws. Rev.
ΟΙΤΑΩΝ Herakles standing facing, holding club with both hands transversely across his chest; inscription to right. Valassiadis 2. Rare. An attractive example, nicely toned.. Extremely fine.
Ex Leu 57, 25 May 1993, 85 (CHF 3600).
A note from BCD: This variety, with the reverse legend on the right, is much rarer than the previous coin.