Pedigreed to 1909
|CNG 90, Lot: 3. Estimate $200.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 80s-40s BC. AR Hemidrachm or Tetrobol (17mm, 2.38 g, 12h). Hypata mint. Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with Pegasos / Warrior (Phemios) shooting sling right, wearing sword; two javelins behind, wheat ear to right. Liampi, Beitrag
, Group VII, 11; Callataÿ, Argent
17 (D6/R1) corr. (obv. legend); BCD Thessaly II 43.2 (same dies). Good VF, slightly iridescent toning, some light roughness, a few minor die breaks. Good metal. Very rare.
From the BCD Collection. Ex Bourgey (2 April 2001), lot 149; Egger (26 November 1909), lot 327.