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89000663

Pharsalos. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 663. Estimate $150.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(663.1) THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid to late 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (13mm, 2.97 g, 2h). Head of Athena r., wearing crested Attic helmet / Φ-A-P-Σ-A from below r., down l. and up r. circular, the Σ retrograde, horse’s head and neck r., all in a shallow incuse square with rounded sides. Lavva 21 (V14/R14). VF, very lightly toned; obv. die flaw on cheek in the form of a pellet.


(663.2) THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid to late 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (15.5mm, 2.97 g, 10h). Head of Athena r., wearing crested Attic helmet / Φ and A to l. and r. above, P and Σ to l. and r. below, horse’s head and neck r., all in a shallow incuse square with rounded sides and corners. Lavva 52 (V30/R32). VF, lightly toned; an attractive head of classical beauty by a master die cutter.