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Research Coins: Affiliated Auction

Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1317. Estimate CHF150. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Pherai. Later 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 2.58 g 10). Draped bust of Ennodia to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; before her to right, flaming torch. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΟΝ Lion’s head fountain spout to right, with water pouring from its jaws; below, fish swimming to right. Rogers 514. Rare. Glossy dark patina. Good very fine.

This coin has been placed here because of the obverse representation, which is closely linked to the head on the rare obol in the following lot.