THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 302-286 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1321. Estimate CHF300.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF3200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.78 g 12). Head of Ennodia to left, wearing myrtle wreath, pendant earring and pearl necklace; behind head, torch. Rev.
ΦΕΡΑΙΟΥΝ The nymph Hypereia, fully draped, standing left, her left hand at her waist and stretching her left out to touch the top of a lion’s head spout, from which pours water to right; below pouring water, wreath enclosing ΑΣ / ΤΟ. BMC 20. SNG Copenhagen 239. Traité IV, 607, pl. CCXCIV, 9. Toned and very sharp, but with some very slight traces of horn silver adhering to the surface. About extremely fine.