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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1383. Estimate CHF350. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF2800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.09 g 12), Alketas, Sosipatros, Xe..., and monogram. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with plain bowl; behind, monogram. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right; below, ΞΕ; above, ΑΛΚΕ / ΤΟΥ; in exergue, ΣΩΣΙΠΑΤΡΟΣ. SNG Ashmolean 3824. Nicely toned and clear. About extremely fine.

From the collections of O. Knoepke, Glendining & Co., 10 December 1986, 190 (£1650), C. S. Bement, I, Naville VI, 28 January 1924, 949, and P. Barron, Hirsch XXX, 11 May 1911, 478.