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Triton XV, Lot: 486. Estimate $600.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Mopsion. 2nd half of the 4th century BC. Æ Trichalkon (20mm, 7.76 g, 12h). Laureate and bearded head of Zeus facing, turned slightly to r., in field r., vertical thunderbolt; all in dotted circle / ΜΟΨEI l. up, [A-TΩΝ] r. down, the Lapith Mopsos, naked, standing facing, his head r., raising club in his r. and extending his l. to fight a centaur rearing to l., raising boulder over his head with both hands and preparing to throw it. See Helios 6 (9 March 2011) 499 (same obv. die). Near VF, brown patina; a few pits, mostly peripherally on the reverse.

Same obverse die as lot 485 above.