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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1357. Estimate CHF325. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF3600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Trikka. Later 5th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.51 g 3). Youthful bare male head to right. Rev. ΤΡ - ΙΚ Forepart of horse to right, turned slightly towards the viewer; all within shallow incuse square. Apparently unpublished. . A lovely coin, of unusually fine style. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.

This coin is clearly slightly later than the preceding lot. On that coin, we have a rather cool, early Classical head, while this one is reminiscent of the early issues of the Chalkidian League.