THESSALY, Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1351. Estimate CHF250.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF3200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.80 g 6). Youthful hero, Thessalos, nude but for cloak and petasos hanging over his shoulder, striding right, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull moving right. Rev.
ΤΡΙ - ΚΚ - ΑΙΟΝ (retrograde
) Forepart of bridled horse to right; all within very shallow incuse circle. Peus 380, 2004, 347 (same dies
). Cf. Traité IV, 546 var. Nicely struck and sharp, though reverse slightly lightly struck. Nearly extremely fine.