THESSALY, Thessalian League.
|Triton XV, Lot: 852. Estimate $200.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Mid – late 1st century BC. AR Stater (24mm, 5.49 g, 12h). Nikokrates, Philoxenides, and Petraios, magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing laurel wreath; NIKOKPATOYΣ to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; [Φ]IΛOΞ-ENIΔOY above spear, palm frond in outer right field, ΠETPAIOΣ in exergue. See Nomos 4, 1388 (same rev. die); see also Naville - Ars Classica XV (2 July 1930), lot 636 (same obv. die). Good VF, toned; scarce. Purchased from Spink, January 1972, for £ 40.