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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1021. Estimate CHF200. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 80s (- 40s?) BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 7.82 g 12), Hypata. Euxenos. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ/ΕΥΞΕΝ[ΟΣ] Phemios as a slinger to right, as above. Cf, Rogers 143 ff. Münsterberg, Suppl. p. 12. Rare. A splendid piece, struck in high relief with a fine dark patina, and unusually well preserved. Extremely fine.

The magistrate who signed this issue also produced silver trihemidrachms (De Callataÿ, 2004, p. 130, 40).