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Magnetes. Lot of 9 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 422. Estimate $300.
Sold for $2250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 9 coins.

(422.1) THESSALY, Magnetes. 2nd century BC. Æ Dichalkon (18mm, 5.45 g, 10h). Diademed head of Zeus r., border of dots / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r. with eye on bulwarks. Rogers 348, fig. 172 (same obv. die); McClean 4642, pl. 174, 10. Fine, rough yellowish brown surfaces; has been cleaned.

Ex Spink Australia 34 (14 November 1990) 1691, hammer A$90.


(422.2) THESSALY, Magnetes. 2nd century BC. Æ Dichalkon (19mm, 4.02 g, 12h). Diademed head of Zeus r. / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r., star above. This variety not found in the consulted references. Good Fine, chocolate patina; the obv. struck a little softly and marginally of centre.


(422.3) THESSALY, Magnetes. 2nd century BC. Æ Dichalkon (19.5mm, 5.70 g, 8h). Head of Zeus l., crowned with oak wreath; border of dots / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r., in field r., star; to l., monogram. Rogers 352a corr. [Rogers, on pages 110 and 111, uses the serial number 352 twice; the second entry therefore has been corrected to 352a]. Good Fine, mottled yellow brown patina; the obv. a little off centre.

Another monogram that also stands for ΑΓΝΙΑΣ (see lot 420.2, above).

(422.4) THESSALY, Magnetes. 2nd century BC. Æ Dichalkon (19mm, 6.97 g, 3h). Head of Zeus l., crowned with oak wreath; border of dots / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r., to l., monogram. Rogers 352a var. [in field r., star]. Good Fine, green patina; the obv. a little off centre and with a corrosion spot above the head.


(422.5) THESSALY, Magnetes. 2nd century BC. Æ Dichalkon (18mm, 6.10 g, 3h). Laureate head of Zeus r., border of dots / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r. Rogers 348, fig. 172; see also Nomos 4, 1180 (both of different styles). Good Fine, green patina with some red areas.


(422.6) THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 150-130 BC. Æ Dichalkon (18mm, 4.66 g, 12h). Diademed head of Zeus l., border of dots / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r., in field r., owl. Rogers 352, fig. 173; see also Nomos 4, 1181 (same obv. die). Good Fine, dark green patina, some roughness.


(422.7) THESSALY, Magnetes. End 2nd to early 1st centuries BC. Æ Dichalkon (19mm, 6.78 g, 1h). Diademed head of Zeus r., border of dots / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r., eye on bulwarks. Rogers 348, fig. 172 (different style). Near VF, glossy, dark brown patina; nicely centred and attractive.


(422.8) THESSALY, Magnetes. End 2nd to early 1st centuries BC. Æ Dichalkon (19mm, 7.13 g, 3h). Diademed head of Zeus r., border of dots / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r., eye on bulwarks. Rogers 348, fig. 172 (different style). Good Fine, dark green patina; weakly struck and with some roughness and a couple of die flaws on the rev.


(422.9) THESSALY, Magnetes. 1st century BC. Æ Trichalkon (19.5mm, 5.57 g, 4h). Laureate head of Zeus r. / ΜΑΓNH above, TΩN below, galley prow r., in field r., winged thunderbolt. Rogers 349. Fine, nice smooth green patina with some brown hues on the devices.