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89000891

Thessalian League. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 891. Estimate $200.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(891.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Drachm (20mm, 4.09 g, 1h). Kalli(str)... and Tima..., magistrates. Laureate head of Apollo right; monogram to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩ[N], Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; two stars above spear, KAΛΛI to inner left, T-I/M-A across central fields. Hesperia Art Bulletin IV, 6. VF, attractively toned, one small flan split; rare variety.

Ex Virgil M. Brand Collection (Part 7, Sotheby’s, 25 October 1984), lot 61 (part).


(891.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 3.91 g, 12h). Kallistr... and Tima..., magistrates. Laureate head of Apollo right; monogram to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩ[N], Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; two stars above spear, KAΛΛI/ΣTP[A?] to inner right, T-I/M-[A] across central fields. McClean 4967, pl. 180, 14. Near VF, lightly toned, major flan split at 4 o’clock; rare.

Ex G. Hirsch 97 (22 March 1976), lot 81; G. Hirsch 35 (25 June 1963), lot 357.


(891.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 4.26 g, 12h). Androsthenes and Aristokles, magistrates. Laureate head of Apollo right; [E]ΠIAN[ΔPO]/ΣΘENOYΣ to left / [Θ]EΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; A-RIΣ/TO/KΛ-H/[Σ] across fields. SNG Berry 559 corr. var. (obv. legend incorrectly read; arrangement of rev. legend); see also Nomos 4, 1386 var. (arrangement of rev. legend). Near VF, lightly toned.

Purchased from Pegasi, December 1991, for $100.