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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1368. Estimate CHF800. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off THESSALY, Skyros. Circa 485-480 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 2.87 g). Two long horned and bearded goats, opposed vertically, back to back, with their heads turned inwards and their legs extended; between them, three-lobed fig leaf. Rev. Stellate design composed of a large central globule surrounded by four smaller ones and by two rays (towards the upper left and lower right) and two three-lobed fig leaves (towards the upper right and lower left); all within incuse square. Balcer 24 (this coin). Extremely rare. Toned. Good fine.

Ex Myers 12, 4 December 1975, 177 ($850) and Hamburger 98, 3 April 1933, 807.