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89000029
Triton XV, Lot: 29. Estimate $250.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Ainianes. Hypata. 3rd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (14.5mm, 2.40 g, 12h). Magistrate Peri... Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to l. / ΑΙΝΙΑ[Ν] l. up, ΩΝ r. down, ΠΕΡΙ in two lines below to right, the hero Phemios, naked, chlamys draped over his shoulders and his left arm, standing l., facing front with his head turned to r., hurling a javelin with his r. hand and holding his petasos with his l. as if it were a small shield. Weber 1908. SNG Delepierre 1093. See also J. Hirsch XXI (16 November 1908) 1296. VF, toned, obverse die a bit worn.

This coin shares an obverse die with Naville - Ars Classica V (18 June 1923) 1722 that has a different magistrate on its reverse.