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89000552

Perrhaiboi. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 552. Estimate $150.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(552.1) THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Late 5th to early 4th centuries BC. AR Obol (13mm, 0.64 g, 1h). Horse walking r., border of dots / Π-E-P-A from top l., to r. and circular, Athena Itonia r., in fighting attitude, wearing crested helmet and long robes, holding spear in her r. and shield in her l., all in shallow incuse square with rounded edges and corners. Not found in references consulted. Good Fine, gunmetal toning; die flaws on rev. below the shield and below Athena’s feet; very rare with walking horse on the obverse.


(552.2) THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Late 5th to early 4th centuries BC. AR Obol (12.5mm, 0.91 g, 6h). Bridled horse prancing r., border of dots / Π-E above, to l. and r., P-A below, to l. and r., the P sideways forward, Athena Itonia r., half kneeling in fighting attitude, wearing crested helmet and long robes, holding spear in her r. and shield in her l., all in shallow incuse square. Traité IV, 576 and 578. Near VF, lightly toned; obv. with a couple of small die flaws and softly struck.