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89000059

Atrax. Lot of 13 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 59. Estimate $400.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 13 coins.

(59.1) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (20mm, 7.15 g, 2h). Laureate head of Apollo r., Φ behind / ΑΤΡΑΓ-Ι-И-Ω, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised, below to l., Φ. Rogers 169 var. [different lettering; no Φ on obv. or rev. in Rogers]. Nomos 4, 1032 var. [same obv. die but no Φ on rev. in Nomos]. Near VF, dark grey-brown patina with hints of red on obverse.


(59.2) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (18mm, 5.20 g, 3h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / ΑΤΡΑΓ-Ι-И-Ω, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised, below to l., Φ. Rogers 169 var. [different legend break; no Φ on rev.]; Nomos 4, 1032 var. [Φ on obv. but no Φ on rev.]. Good VF, light brown patina with yellowish highlights.


(59.3) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19mm, 6.06 g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / [ΑΤΡ]-Α above, ΓΙ-Ω-Ν below, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised, to r., star. Not in Rogers but type as Rogers 169-171. For a coin of the same dies see CNG e-sale 192 (23 July 2008) 28. VF, dark green patina, minor pitting.

Acquired from Dr. Michael Brandt in October 1990 for DM 110.


(59.4) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19mm, 5.14 g, 7h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / ΑΤΡΑ above l., Γ above, [Ι] above r., ΩΝ r. down, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised; below, monogram. Rogers 172. VF, dark green patina, minor pitting.


(59.5) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19mm, 7.85 g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / Α[ΤΡ]Α above l., Γ-Ι above, Ω-Ν r. down, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised; below, monogram. Rogers 172 var. [monogram differs]. Good VF, reddish brown patina.


(59.6) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19.5mm, 6.62 g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / ΑΤΡ above l., Α above r., ΓΙ down r., И-Ω below, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised. Rogers 169 var. [the Ν not reversed]. VF, dark green patina with touches of dark red.


(59.7) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19mm, 7.73 g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / ΑΤΡ above l., Α above, Γ-Ι r. down, Ν-Ω below, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised. BMC p. 14, 2, pl. II, 8; Rogers 169; SNG Cop. 31. VF, dark green patina with a few areas of dark red.


(59.8) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19mm, 6.20 g, 9h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / ΑΤΡ above l., Α to r., Γ-ΙΩ-Ν below, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised. Rogers 169 to 171 for type but letter arrangement differs. Good VF, dark green patina with a few touches of dark red, minor roughness.


(59.9) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (18.5mm, 6.18 g, 2h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / [Α]ΤΡΑ below, [Γ]-ΙΩ-Ν from lower r. up circular, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised. Rogers 170, fig. 71 var. [same obv. die but letter arrangement slightly different]. Near VF, glossy dark grey patina.


(59.10) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (20mm, 7.88 g, 1h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / ΑΤ-ΡΑ below, ΓΙ-Ω r. up retrograde, Ν above l, horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised. Pozzi (Boutin) 2725. VF, reddish brown patina.


(59.11) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd -2nd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (18mm, 6.08 g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo r. / Α-Τ-Ρ-Α circular from above l. to middle r., [Γ]ΙΩΝ in ex., horseman on horse trotting r., his r. hand raised. SNG Cop 30; see also G. Hirsch 257 (23 September 2008) 2145 for similar style and fabric but not quite the same letter arrangement. Good Fine, very dark green patina, old scratch on horse.

This coin shares an obverse die with lot 60 below, they are therefore near contemporary.

(59.12) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd -2nd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (22mm, 7.29 g, 6h). Head of nymph Bura r. wearing pendant earring, border of dots / ΑΤΡΑ above, Γ[Ι]ΩΝ r. down, free horse standing r. on ex. line. See CNG e-sale 217 (26 August 2009) 31 for same obv. die but different letter arrangement. VF, green-red patina, reverse tooled during cleaning.

Same obverse die as next lot 59.13.

(59.13) THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd -2nd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (20mm, 5.99 g, 7h). Head of nymph Bura r. wearing pendant earring, border of dots / Α[ΤΡ]Α above, ΓΙΟ r. down, Ν below, free horse standing r. on ex. line. See CNG e-sale 217 (26 August 2009) 31 for same obv. die but different letter arrangement. See also previous lot 59.12, for same obv. die and yet another arrangement of the ethnic’s letters. VF, dark green patina, very slightly rough surfaces.