|Triton XV, Lot: 605. Estimate $100.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
2nd half of the 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (17mm, 2.50 g, 8h). Thessalos to left
, naked but for chlamys and petasos behind his back, holding a band with both hands around the forehead of a bull’s front half; border of dots / Φ-A-P-KA-Δ-O from above l., r. down and circular, forepart of horse r. in incuse square with rounded edges and corners. Apparently unpublished with obverse type to left. Near Fine, toned; surfaces crystallized; a great rarity, perhaps unique (?)