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Triton XV, Lot: 412. Estimate $150.
Sold for $225. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 47 - 46 BC. AR Drachm (20.5mm, 3.62 g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus r. / [Μ]ΑΓΝΗ l. up, ΤΩΝ r. up, [Η]ΓΗΣΑΝΔΡ in exergue, Artemis seated facing on prow l., looking to her r., holds bow in r. BMC p. 34, 2, pl.VII, 3; SNG Cop. 154; SNG Ashmolean, 3894; see also Harlan J. Berk BBS 167 (3 December 2009) 143. Near VF, toned rather unevenly, some roughness; obv. a little off centre with a striking crack at 8 o’clock.

Ex Heidelberger Münzhandlung 3 (7 May 1991) 59, hammer DM 250.

For the bronze issue of the same magistrate see lot 419.9, below.