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89000046

Ainianes. Hypata. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 46. Estimate $150.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(46.1) THESSALY, Ainianes. Hypata. 1st century BC. AR Hemidrachm (14mm, 2.23 g, 12h). Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to r., behind up circular magistrate’s name mostly off flan / ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩ[Ν] l. up, Phemios, naked but for a belt holding a short sword in a scabbard and a chlamys draped over his shoulders and his left arm, standing left, facing front with his head turned to right, hurling a javelin with his right hand and holding his petasos as if it were a small shield with his left; below r., monogram. Unpublished with this monogram. VF, rough surfaces, mostly near the edges.

Acquired from Münzen und Medaillen AG, December 1998, for CHF 425.


(46.2) THESSALY, Ainianes. Hypata. 1st century BC. AR Hemidrachm (15mm, 2.09 g, 12h). Magistrate [Tolmaios]. [ΤΟΛΜΑΙΟΣ] from bottom, r. up circular but off flan, laureate and bearded head of Zeus to l. / ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩ[Ν] l. up, Phemios, naked but for a belt holding a short sword in a scabbard and a chlamys draped over his shoulders and his left arm, standing left, facing front with his head turned to right, hurling a javelin with his right hand and holding his petasos as if it were a small shield with his left; below and to r., monogram. See M+M FPL 196 (January 1960) 12 (different dies). VF, toned, partly flat struck on reverse.

Acquired at the Paris PLM hotel coin show, October 1978, for 300 FF.