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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1187. Estimate CHF500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 140-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.18 g 1). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Artemis, wearing hunting costume, with quiver over her shoulder and holding bow in her right hand, seated left on galley prow; to left, dolphin swimming downwards; above, monogram of ΩΜΥ. Apparently unpublished, but cf. Furtwängler, Emission F. Very rare. A lovely coin, lightly toned. Some minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.