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90041433
Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1433. Estimate CHF1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Thessalian Confederacy, Larissa, Pelinna, Pharkadon, Pharsalos and Skotussa. Mid 5th-early 4th century BC. Lot of ten Thessalian silver obols, most scarce and some rare. . Thessalian League: 1433.1 0.85 g 5. Head of bridled horse right/ΦΕ-ΘΑ Grain. Franke 1970, 4 and fig. 5. Larissa (5): 1433.2 0.85 g 3. Head of Larissa right/Sandal to left. Herrmann pl. I, 4. 1433.3 0.68 g 9. Head of Larissa left/Sandal to left. As above, lot 97. 1433.4 0.86 g 12. Bull’s head and neck right/Head of bridled horse to right. Liampi Corpus IA, 18. 1433.5 0.92 g 3. Horse to left/Nymph with hydria to right. Herrmann pl. I, 11. 1433.6 0.95 g 5. Horse to left/Nymph standing left with ball. Traité IV, 679 var. (horse to right). Pelinna: 1433.7 0.82 g 7. Horse to left/Warrior advancing left. Pozzi 1236 (this coin). Ex Naville I, Pozzi, 4 April 1921, 1236. Pharkadon: 1433.8 0.89 g 1. Bull’s head and neck right/Horse’s head right. Liampi Corpus IIE, 4a (this coin). Pharsalos: 1433.9 0.95 g 9. Head of Athena right/Horse’s head right. Lavva -, but cf. 14. Skotussa: 1433.10 0.84 g 11. Head of Herakles right/Forepart of horse right. Apparently unpublished. Ex Lanz 97, 22 May 2000, 235 (DM 400). An attractive lot, including a number of very rare pieces and all in excellent condition. Very fine or better (10).