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89000070
Triton XV, Lot: 70. Estimate $125.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Gomphi - Philippopolis. Early 3rd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19mm, 7.62 g, 3h). Head of nymph facing 3/4 l., her hair bound with a diadem and wearing a pearl necklace / ΓΟΜΦΕ r. down, ΟΝ l. down, Zeus Palamnaios seated l. on backless throne, holding thunderbolt in his r. hand and long sceptre in his l. McClean 4570, pl. 171, 24. See also Nomos 4, 1044. Good VF, dark olive green patina with a few dark red spots.

Said to have been found in Macedonia.