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89000456

Meliboia. Lot of 6 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 456. Estimate $150.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 6 coins.

(456.1) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (12mm, 1.58 g, 5h). Head of nymph r., her hair drawn up and bunched on the back of her head in a bun / ΜΕ l. down retrograde, ΛΙ r. up, , bunch of grapes hanging from curved vine branch ending in vine leaves. Good Fine, dark green patina; the rev. a little softly struck.


(456.2) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (11.5mm, 2.31 g, 12h). Head of nymph r., her hair drawn up and bunched on the back of her head in a bun / ME l. down retrograde, ΛI r. up, triangular bunch of grapes hanging from a curved stem that ends in two vine leaves. Good Fine, green patina, rev. a little flat struck.


(456.3) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (12mm, 2.07 g, 11h). Head of nymph r., wearing pendant earring in the form of a small bunch of grapes, her hair pulled up towards the back of her head in a bun / ME r. down, ΛI l. up, the Λ inverted, bunch of grapes hanging from horizontal vine tendril, its ends curving down and ending in vine leaves. Near VF, dark green patina; the obverse an especially attractive profile.


(456.4) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (13mm, 1.82 g, 1h). Head of nymph r., wearing pendant earring in the form of a small bunch of grapes, her hair rolled around her head and then pulled up towards the back in a bun / ME l. down, the M inverted, ΛI r. up, T-like bunch of grapes hanging from horizontal stem that ends to the l. in vine leaf. Good Fine, green patina; both sides not well centred; the obv. a little softly struck.


(456.5) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (11mm, 2.16 g, 6h). Head of nymph l., wearing pendant earring in the form of a small bunch of grapes, her hair pulled up towards the top of her head / ME r. down, Λ[I] l. down, bunch of grapes hanging from horizontal branch that angles downwards to the r. and ends in vine leaf. Good Fine, brown patina with a few scratches on the obverse and some weak parts on the reverse.


(456.6) THESSALY, Meliboia. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (12mm, 2.05 g, 5h). Head of nymph l., wearing pendant earring in the form of a small bunch of grapes, her hair pulled up towards the top of her head and tied in a bun / M[E] l. down, retrograde, [Λ]I r. up, acorn-shaped bunch of grapes hanging from horizontal vine branch that has two vine leaves hanging from its ends. Good Fine, green-brown rough patina; the rev. a little off centre.