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89000856

Thessalian League. Lot of 5 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 856. Estimate $250.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 5 coins.

(856.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Stater (21mm, 6.31 g, 1h). Sotion and Kotty..., magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath; ΣΩTIΩNOΣ to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; K-OT/T-Y across central field. See Tkalec, 29 February 2000, lot 61 corr. (same dies; obv. magistrate’s name). Good VF, obverse die shift.

Ex Lanz 149 (24 June 2010), lot 148, hammer € 210.


(856.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Stater (19mm, 6.47 g, 12h). Soti(on) and Kotty..., magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath; ΣΩTI to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; star to upper left, K-OT/T-Y across central field. Not found in the consulted references. VF, toned, with underlying golden hues; slightly off center.

Purchased from Giessener Münzhandlung, April 1996, for $280.


(856.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Stater (21mm, 6.34 g, 12h). Pytheos or Pytheas and Kotty..., magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath; ΠYΘE[OY] to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; in inner left field, facing head of Helios and grain ear; K-OT/T-Y across central field. Not found in the consulted references. Near VF, darkly toned, traces of old deposits; scarce.

Ex Myers 9 (5 December 1974), lot 89, hammer $95.


(856.4) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Stater (20mm, 6.26 g, 12h). Pytheos or Pytheas and Krat..., magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath; [Π]YΘEOY to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; in inner left field, facing head of Helios and grain ear; K-P/A-T across central field. Not found in the consulted references. VF, lightly toned; scarce.

Ex Giessener Münzhandlung 73 (11 October 1995), lot 122.


(856.5) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Stater (21mm, 6.17 g, 12h). Metrodoros and Pis..., magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath; MHTPOΔΩPOY to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; Π-IΣ across central field. McClean 4880, pl. 179, 2 (same rev. die); see also Kricheldorf XIV (7 July 1964), lot 79. Near VF, toned, with traces of deposits.