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Triton XV, Lot: 833. Estimate $150.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. AR Stater (23mm, 6.18 g, 11h). Ippolochos and Atrestides, magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; IΠΠOΛ-OXOΣ above spear, ATPEΣTIΔ[HΣ] in exergue. McClean 4927, pl. 179, 7 (same dies); see also Lanz 125 (28 November 2005), lot 277 (same dies). Good VF, attractively toned with golden iridescence; scarce.

Purchased from Leu, during the Chicago International Coin Fair, March 1981, for $675.