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89000828
Triton XV, Lot: 828. Estimate $150.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. AR Stater (22mm, 6.13 g, 12h). Alketes, Sosipatros, and Ph..., magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath; Φ to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; AΛ-KETH[Σ] across upper field, monogram in inner right field, ΣΩΣIΠATPOΣ in exergue. See Naville - Ars Classica VI (28 January 1924), lot 944. Good VF, lightly toned; an attractively styled coin.

See BCD Thessaly 1382 for the drachm from this issue.