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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1256. Estimate CHF125. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Phalanna. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12mm, 2.12 g 1). Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?). Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝΝΑΙ - ΩΝ Head of nymph to right, wearing simple earring, necklace, and with her hair bound in a sakkos. Papaevangelou-Genakos 7 var. Rare. Struck in high relief and with a dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.


A note from BCD: This smaller denomination, quite distinct from Rogers fig. 246, is definitely rarer than the large coins, especially in this condition.