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89000409
Triton XV, Lot: 409. Estimate $200.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Magnetes. After 167 BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (20mm, 7.38 g, 3h). Laureate head of Zeus l., border of dots / ΜΑΓNH-T-ΩN from l. to r., above circular, the centaur Chiron advancing r., holding branch over his l. shoulder, his r. arm raised; to l., plough (partly off flan here); below, monogram. Rogers 345; see also Nomos 4, 1179. Good VF, nice green patina; the rev. struck a little softly in parts.

The monogram, according to Professor Furtwängler, stands for the name ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΣ (DEMETRIOS AITOLIANOS)