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Triton XV, Lot: 806. Estimate $100.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off THESSALY, Skiathos. 4th century BC. Æ Chalkous (14mm, 2.17 g, 5h). Youthful male head l., bound with tainia / ΣKI r. down, AʘI l. down, kerykeion (caduceus) with spiked end for standing on the ground, all in shallow round concave field. Rogers 573, fig. 323 (same obv. die); see also Nomos 4, 1366 (same rev. die and the obverse die from the same hand). VF, dark green patina; the obverse a little flat on the high relief area; a pretty coin struck from an artistic obverse die.

Ex G. Hirsch 249 (7 February 2007) 1360, hammer € 250.