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89000691

Pherai. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 691. Estimate $150.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(691.1) THESSALY, Pherai. 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (17mm, 3.71 g, 7h). Laureate head of Ennodia r., wearing triangular pendant earring and pearl necklace; before her, flaming torch / ΦEPAION r. circular, fountain spout in the form of a lion’s head r., water pouring from its mouth; below, stylized fish swimming r. in water shown as pellets. Rogers 514, fig. 280. Near VF, olive green and brown two-tone patina, an attractive and stylish coin.


(691.2) THESSALY, Pherai. 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (15mm, 2.03 g, 6h). Head of Ennodia l., wearing earring in the form of cornucopiae / ΦEPAI-ON r. circular, fountain spout in the form of a lion’s head r., water pouring from its mouth. SNG Alpha Bank 259; Winterthur 1719 (different dies, by the same hand). Good Fine, dark brown patina; the obv. high relief areas rubbed and showing the bronze underneath.

Ex Münz Zentrum 54 (26 March 1985) 128, hammer DM 1650.