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89000887

Thessalian League. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 887. Estimate $200.
Sold for $350. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(887.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. AR Stater (27mm, 6.51 g, 12h). Python and Kleomachid(es), magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath; countermark grain ear in rectangular incuse / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; [Π]VΘ-Ω[NOΣ] above spear, tripod in outer right field, KΛEOMAXI[Δ] in exergue. See A.E. Cahn 71 (14 October 1931), lot 295 (with countermark). Near VF, countermark is VF; struck slightly off center, lightly toned.

Purchased from William Veres, December 1979, for £ 80.


(887.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. AR Stater (23mm, 5.89 g, 12h). Petraios and Ptolemaios, 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; [Π]ETP-AIOV above spear, ΠTOΛEMAIO[Σ] in exergue. SNG Copenhagen 290. VF, toned, slightly porous.