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89000021

Thessalian League. Lot of 4 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 21. Estimate $200.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 4 coins.

(21.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.73 g, 8h). Head and neck of bridled horse r. / ΘΕ-ΘΑ, club placed diagonally in incuse square. Nomos 4, 1007 (same reverse die). VF, toned; slightly rough surfaces.

Note the deteriorating quality of engraving, especially on the obverses, of the three hemiobols that follow.

(21.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. AR Hemiobol (8.5mm, 0.35 g, 6h). Head and neck of horse r. / ΘΕ-ΘΑ, club in shallow incuse square. See CNG e-sale 254 (20 April 2011) 83. Near VF, very thin flan, lightly toned.


(21.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. AR Hemiobol (10mm, 0.38 g, 4h). Head and neck of horse r. / ΘΕ-ΘΑ, club in shallow incuse square. See CNG e-sale 244 (10 November 2010) 100 (same obv. die). Near VF, obverse die break, very thin flan, slightly granular.


(21.4) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. AR Hemiobol (9mm, 0.38 g, 3h). Head and neck of horse r. / ΘΕ-ΘΑ, club in shallow incuse square. Near VF, very spread and thin flan, lightly toned, a few minor marks.