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Melitaia. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 460. Estimate $150.
Sold for $250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(460.1) THESSALY, Melitaia. Late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (14mm, 2.11 g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus r., border of dots / M-E-[Λ-I] anticlockwise starting from top l. and down circular, bee upwards, with outstretched wings. Rogers 397. Near VF, dark green patina with some red areas; peripheral pitting and some roughness, mainly on the reverse.


(460.2) THESSALY, Melitaia. Late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (14.5mm, 2.50 g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus r., border of dots / M-E above, ΛI below l., bee upwards, with outstretched wings. Rogers 396, fig. 208. Good Fine, dark green patina; some pitting, mostly on the reverse surfaces.


(460.3) THESSALY, Melitaia. Late 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (14mm, 2.18 g, 12h). Laureate head of young Zeus r. with traces of a beard; thunderbolt behind / M-E above, Λ-I below, bee upwards, with outstretched wings. This style obverse not found in consulted references. Fine, brown patina with surfaces a little granular; rev. partly softly struck.