Search


Click here to Register User Services

Information

Products and Services


Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
89000619

Pharkadon. Lot of 4 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 619. Estimate $200.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 4 coins.

(619.1) THESSALY, Pharkadon. Last quarter of the 5th to 1st quarter of the 4th centuries BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.78 g, 5h). Horse pacing r., border of dots / Φ-A-P above, KAΔO r. down, NION l. up, Athena, wearing long robes and crested helmet, standing facing, head l., holding spear with her r., her l. hand on her waist; in field r., shield leaning on tree; all in shallow incuse square. This particular letter arrangement not found in the reference sources consulted. Near VF, toned; small die flaw on obverse circle of dots, at 12 o’clock.


(619.2) THESSALY, Pharkadon. Last quarter of the 5th to 1st quarter of the 4th centuries BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.90 g, 5h). Horse pacing r., border of dots / ΦA above r., P r. down, KAΔO l. up, upside down, Athena, wearing aegis with snakes and in long robes and crested helmet, standing facing, head r., holding spear with her l., her r. hand on her waist, shield leaning on her; all in shallow incuse square. See CNG e-sale 258 (22 June 2011) 119 (same dies). Near VF, gunmetal toning; scattered minor pitting in fields.


(619.3) THESSALY, Pharkadon. Last quarter of the 5th to 1st quarter of the 4th centuries BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.54 g, 6h). Horse pacing left, border of dots / ΦA above r., P r. down, KAΔO l. up, upside down, Athena, wearing aegis with snakes and in long robes and crested helmet, standing facing, head r., holding spear with her l., her r. hand on her waist, shield leaning on her; all in shallow incuse square. See CNG 85 (15 September 2010) 326. Good Fine, dark, uneven toning; rough surfaces with some scratches and knocks in the fields, very rare variety.

Acquired from Baldwin’s, January 1972, £ 22.


(619.4) THESSALY, Pharkadon. Last quarter of the 5th to 1st quarter of the 4th centuries BC. AR Obol (13mm, 0.71 g, 12h). Horse pacing r., border of dots / ΦAPK r. down, Athena helmeted standing l., wearing aegis and long robes, holding spear in her r. and resting her l. on shield by her side; before her, erect snake coiled to l., all in a shallow incuse square with rounded edges. See Nomos 4, 1273. Near VF, lightly toned with rough surfaces, mostly on obverse; scarce type.