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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1310. Estimate CHF1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF14000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.87 g 10). ΕΝ-ΝΟΔΙ-ΑΣ Laureate head of Ennodia to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΛΕΞ-ΑΝΔΡ -ΟΥ Lion’s head with open jaws to right. BMC 17 = Traité IV, 615, pl. CCXCIV, 17 (same dies). Very rare. Of good style and struck in high relief. Some deposits of horn silver on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.

Ex Leu 30, 28 April 1982, 105 (CHF 11,500), Ars Classica XVI, 3 July 1933, 1128, and Ars Classica XIV, 2 July 1929, 238, and from the collection of A. Rhousopoulos, J. Hirsch XIII, 15 May 1905, 1446.