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Thessalian League. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 866. Estimate $150.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(866.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. AR Stater (20mm, 5.87 g, 12h). Eurydamas and Hegesaretos, 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; EY-PYΔA/M-A/N-T/O-Σ above spear and across central fields, HΓHΣAPET[OΣ] in exergue. See Nomos 4, 1381. VF, toned, surface porosity; scarce.

The reading of the magistrates’ names on this coin correct the reading for the 16th entry on p. 345 of Klose.

(866.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. AR Stater (22.5mm, 5.68 g, 12h). Heraklei(d?)... and Hegesi..., 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; HPA-KΛEI[...] above spear, monogram in inner right field, HΓHΣI[...] in exergue. Not found in the consulted references. VF, recently cleaned, starting to retone, a few scratches in the reverse field; extremely rare.


(866.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. AR Stater (20mm, 5.78 g, 1h). ...iskos and ...stid..., magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath / [Θ]EΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; [...]IΣ-KOY above spear, monogram in inner right field, illegible name in exergue. Not found in the consulted references. Near VF, rough surfaces; extremely rare.

The exergue name could be [ATP]EΣT[IΔHΣ] who also occurs in lots 833 and 870.1 above.