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90041429
Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1429. Estimate CHF2000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Ainianes, Demetrias, Lamia, Larissa, Oitaioi, Phalanna, Pharsalos, Pherai, Thebai, Trikka and Skotussa. Lot of twelve Thessalian silver hemidrachms of the 5th through the earlier 3rd centuries. , A very nice group, including a wide selection of mints and some scarce coins. Ainianes: 1429.1 2.81 g 5. Head of Zeus left/Phemios to left. BMC 2. Demetrias: 1429.2 2.44 g 1. Head of Artemis right/Prow to right. BMC 1. Lamia: 1429.3 2.69 g 12. Head of Dionysos/Amphora. BMC 1. Larissa (2): 1429.4 3.00 g 7. Hero with bull/Forepart of horse right. SNG Lockett 1565. Ex Numismatic Fine Arts Summer MBS, 27 June 1986, 225 ($350). 1429.5Head of nymph facing/Horse right preparing to roll. Herrmann pl. V, 15-18 var. Oitaioi: 1429.6 2.62 g 5. Head of lion left/Herakles standing facing. SNG Copenhagen 176. Ex Glendining 21 June 1972, 163 (£66). Phalanna: 1429.7 2.70 g 12. Male head right/Horse to right. BMC 2. Ex The New York Sale II, 2 December 1999, 71 ($500) and Giessener Münzhandlung 95, 9 March 1999, 219 (DM 675). Pharsalos: 1429.8 3.00 g 11. Head of Athena to right/Horse head to right. Lavva 121. Pherai: 1429.9 2.70 g 12. Head of Ennodia/Hypereia. BMC 20. Thebai: 1429.10 2.58 g 11. Demeter/Protesilaos. Moustaka 92. Ex Glendining, 21 June 1972, 164 (£46). Trikka: 1429.11 2.56 g 2. Hero and half bull right/Forepart of horse right. BMC 8-9 var. Ex Spink’s 32, 30 November 1983, 31 (£190). Skotussa: 1429.12 2.81 g 2. Forepart of horse right/Grain. BMC 1. Ex Sotheby’s, Brand 5, 1 February 1984, 123 (£400). A lovely lot of hemidrachms, all in better than average condition and all toned. Very fine or better (12).