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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1299. Estimate CHF125. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 6.83 g 12). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to the left, with shield over her left shoulder and spear over her right; to left, between spear and border of dots, Π. Rev. ΦΑ [ΣΑ]-ΑΛΙ[Ω -Ν] Armored Thessalian horseman riding right, brandishing flail; behind him, soldier walking right with staff over his shoulder. Lavva 325 var. (same obverse die. Rogers 505. An attractive and well struck piece on a short flan. Dark olive-green patina. Extremely fine.