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Triton XV, Lot: 124. Estimate $200.
Sold for $3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Lamia. First half of the 4th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (16mm, 2.70 g, 11h). Head of young Dionysos to l., wearing ivy wreath / MΑΛΙΕ l. up, ΩΝ r. down, amphora with tall handles, above, ivy leaf; to r., prochous with handle to r. Georgiou, Mint, p. 161 and pl. 1, 9 (period B, AR group III); SNG Lockett 1551 (this coin); Weber 2815 (this coin). Good VF, attractive dark old collection toning; tiny pellet-like die flaw on the amphora. From the collections of D. Bersi - Mangakis, R. C. Lockett and Sir Hermann Weber.

Ex Glendining 12 February 1958 (Lockett) 1417; Naville - Ars Classica V (18 June 1923) 1728.