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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1014. Estimate CHF400. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s. Obol (Silver, 0.88 g 12), Hypata. Laureate head of Zeus to left, as above. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝ Sword in scabbard and spear point, both upwards. Jameson 1080. Traité IV, 453, pl. CCLXXXVII, 16. Very rare. Toned and attractive. Good very fine.

Ex Sotheby’s, London, 22 April 1970, 120 (£42) and from the collection of S. Pozzi, Naville I, 4 April 1921, 1190.

The weapons on the reverse are those used by Phemios.