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89000453

Meliboia. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 453. Estimate $100.
Sold for $250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(453.1) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (14.5mm, 2.57 g, 12h). Head of nymph r., wearing pendant earring in the form of small bunch of grapes, her hair with wheat leaves, rolled up and fastened above her head / ΜΕΛΙ l. up, bunch of grapes hanging from vine branch. Rogers 393; Traité IV, 751, pl. CCC, 24. Fine, brown patina, light pitting on surfaces.


(453.2) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (14.5mm, 2.67 g, 5h). Head of nymph r., wearing pendant earring in the form of small bunch of grapes, her hair rolled up in a sakkos behind her head / ΜΕΛΙ l. up, bunch of grapes, tendril and a vine leaf hanging from vine branch. Near Fine, dark green patina with surface erosion; both sides slightly off centre.


(453.3) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (14.5mm, 2.79 g, 11h). Head of nymph r., wearing pendant earring in the form of small bunch of grapes, her hair rolled up and decorated with wheat leaves / ΜΕ l. up, ΛI r. down, bunch of grapes hanging from vine branch. Fine, dark green patina with some roughness and pitting.

Acquired in February 1996 and said to have been found in the Chalkidike .