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89000037
Triton XV, Lot: 37. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Ainianes. Hypata. 1st century BC. AR Trihemidrachm or Stater (22mm, 7.59 g, 12h). Magistrate Leukidas. Head of Athena r. wearing Attic helmet decorated with tendril, pegasus and four horse protomes / ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ l. up, ΛΕΥΚΙΔΑ r. down, Phemios as a slinger, naked but for chlamys over his shoulder and sword in scabbard, shooting sling to right; behind, leaning against his right leg, two spears; to r., wheat ear on stalk with leaves. SNG Cop. 12. Callataÿ, Argent, p.129, 19 (this coin). Good VF, attractive dark old collection toning.

Ex NFA XVI (2 December 1985) 157, hammer $725; Egger 40 (2 May 1912) Prowe, 787.