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Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 88. Estimate CHF1250. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MESSENIA, Messene. Late 2nd century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.48 g 3). Diademed head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΜΕ-Σ Tripod; all within laurel wreath. BCD Peloponnesos 729 (this coin). BMC 15. Grandjean 120. Rare. An exceptionally fine example. Well-struck and of lovely style, extremely fine.

From the BCD Collection, LHS 96, 8 May 2006, 729.