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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1348. Estimate CHF300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF3800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Thebai. Circa 302-286 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 7.67 g 1). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath and veil. Rev. ΘΗΒΑΙΩΝ Protesilaos, wearing crested helmet and armor, and holding shield in his left hand and sword in his right, advancing to right; behind him to left, prow of galley; to right, monogram of ΑΧ. Rogers 550 and fig. 306 (this coin). Rare. Very well centered and with a dark green patina. Good very fine.

From the collection of C. Morcom, Classical Numismatic Group 76/1, 12 September 2007, 421, and from the collection of the Reverend E. Rogers.