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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1337. Estimate CHF300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF2700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 394-367 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 14mm, 2.72 g 12). Head of youthful, beardless Herakles to left, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. Σ - ΚΟ /ΦΠΑ Forepart of bridled horse to right, his head slightly lowered; all within shallow circular incuse. Rogers 541. SNG Copenhagen 255. Struck in high relief with an attractive, chocolate-brown patina. Extremely fine.

A note from BCD: A rare coin, especially in this condition. The three letters above the reverse type remain unexplained.