THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1380. Estimate CHF125.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Stater (Silver, 6.15 g 12), Menedemos, Pherekrates Neoteros ( = Pherekrates the Younger
) and Ni.... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind, ΜΕΝΕΔΗ / ΜΟΣ. Rev.
ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, starting above the spear and continuing down, ΦΕ-ΡΕ / ΚΡ-ΑΤΗ / Σ Ν-ΕΩ / ΤΕ-ΡΟΣ; below Athena’s shield, ΝΙ. Klose 16 var. Some minor marks, otherwise
, lightly toned and interesting. Nearly extremely fine.