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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1089. Estimate CHF500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Lamia. First half of the 4th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.79 g 11), Circa 360s/350s BC. Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕ - ΩΝ Amphora tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. Georgiou 1, 8. Jameson 1082 (this coin). SNG Copenhagen 77. Traité IV, 456, pl. CCLXXXVII, 19. Toned, clear and attractive. Extremely fine.

Ex Monnaies et Médailles 54, 26 October 1978, 203 (CHF 2500) and from the collections of W. Niggeler, 1, Bank Leu/Münzen und Medaillen, 4 December 1965, 253 and R. Jameson, who acquired it from the Gonin collection.