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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1325. Estimate CHF125. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF275. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 280s-270s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.20 g 3). Head of the water nymph Hypereia facing, turned slightly to left, wearing wreath of reeds in her hair, earring and necklace; to left, fish swimming upwards. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΩΝ Ennodia, wearing chiton and wreath in her hair and holding transverse torch across her body seated facing on horse to right; above left, lion’s head water spout to left. Rogers 533. A rare and attractive piece with a dark, reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.

From the old stock of Jacob Hirsch, and from the Rhousopoulos Collection, acquired from Bank Leu in January 1975.