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Thessalian League. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 865. Estimate $150.
Sold for $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(865.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. AR Stater (20mm, 6.11 g, 12h). Philokrates and Pherekrates, magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing laurel wreath / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; ΦI-ΛOK[PA]/T-O/Y-Σ above spear and across central fields, ΦEPEKPATH[Σ] in exergue. BMC 32, pl. I, 2 (same obv. die). VF, toned, a hint of porosity.


(865.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. AR Stater (23mm, 6.38 g, 12h). Eupalides and Hegesaretos, magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing laurel wreath / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; EYΠA-ΛΙΔOY above spear, K-A across central fields, [H]ΓHΣAPET[OΣ] in exergue. McClean 4952, pl. 180, 4 corr. (names of magistrates); see also CNG e-sale 229 (10 March 2010), lot 109 (same obv. die). VF, toned, obv. slightly off-center; scarce.

Ex Aes Rude 2 (7 April 1978), lot 100; A. Hess 207 (1 December 1931 [Otto]), lot 394; L. Hamburger [22] (11 June 1930), lot 736.