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89000769
Triton XV, Lot: 769. Estimate $200.
Sold for $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Trikka. 2nd half of the 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (17mm, 3.04 g, 5h). Youthful hero, Thessalos, naked but for cloak and petasos over his shoulders, holding a band with both hands below the horns of the forepart of a bull leaping r., border of dots / TP-IKK-A-I-OИ from middle l., up, r. down and circular, forepart of bridled horse prancing r., all in incuse square with rounded edges and corners. See Leu FPL Hippicon (December 1970) 76 (same dies). Good VF, lightly toned; obv. struck a little softtly.