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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1264. Estimate CHF300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Phaloria. Circa 302-286 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 3.70 g 4). Head of nymph to right, wearing earring. Rev. ΦΑΛΩΡΑ - ΣΤΩΝ Wolf at bay to right. Apparently unpublished and unique. Olive-green patina. Very fine.

The wolf on this coin is immediately reminiscent of the one found on some of the later bronze issues of Argos.