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Magnetes. Lot of 6 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 418. Estimate $300.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 6 coins.

(418.1) THESSALY, Magnetes. 2nd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19mm, 5.73 g, 5h). Laureate head of Zeus r. / ΜΑΓNHT l. up and circular, [Ω]-N r. down, the centaur Chiron advancing r., holding branch over his l. shoulder, his r. arm raised; below, monogram. Rogers 341, fig. 170. Near VF, dark green patina with some marks near the edges; rev. struck a little softly.


(418.2) THESSALY, Magnetes. 2nd century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19.5mm, 6.64 g, 1h). Laureate head of Zeus r. / ΜΑΓ-NH above, T-Ω-N below, the centaur Chiron advancing r., holding branch over his l. shoulder, his r. arm raised; in field r., star. Rogers 337, fig. 169 var. [legend differently divided]. Good Fine, green patina with some lighter red and brown highlights.


(418.3) THESSALY, Magnetes. After 167 BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (20mm, 8.93 g, 4h). Laureate head of Zeus l., border of dots / ΜΑΓNHTΩN from l. to r., above circular, the centaur Chiron advancing r., holding branch over his l. shoulder, his r. arm raised; below, A. VF, medium to dark green patina with some dark red areas.


(418.4) THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 150 - 130 BC. Æ Trichalkon (18mm, 6.03 g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus l. / ΜΑΓ[NHTΩ]-N from l. to r., above circular, the centaur Chiron advancing r., holding branch over his l. shoulder, his r. arm raised. Rogers 347. Good Fine, reddish brown patina; rev. softly struck in parts; obv. linear die flaw on Zeus face just starting.

Acquired from Baldwin’s in London, January 1974, for £ 5.


(418.5) THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 140 - 130 BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (20.5mm, 7.98 g, 10h). Diademed head of Zeus r. / ΜΑ-ΓN-HTΩN in small letters, from the top, r. down circular, the centaur Chiron advancing r., holding branch over his l. shoulder, his r. arm raised. Rogers 342 var. [legend starts on the left]. Near VF, green patina with some surface scratches and marks; obv. slightly off centre.

The obverse die of this coin was cut by the same hand as the silver drachm of lot 410 above.

(418.6) THESSALY, Magnetes. 1st century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (21.5mm, 7.30 g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus l. / ΜΑΓNHTΩN from l. to r., above circular, the centaur Chiron advancing r., holding branch over his l. shoulder, his r. arm raised; in field r., owl facing. Rogers 344. Fine, green patina with some red areas; faint signs of overstriking on the obverse.