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89000892

Thessalian League. Lot of 4 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 892. Estimate $300.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 4 coins.

(892.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 4.24 g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo right; monogram to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; owl standing right on spear. SNG Ashmolean 3820; SNG Delepierre 1158; Hunterian 11. See E. Bourgey, 14 December 1911, 100 (incorrectly listed as 106 on pl. III; same obv. die). Near VF, evenly toned, a few surfaces marks from an old cleaning.

BCD Thessaly 1375 is the hemidrachm from this same issue.

(892.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.22 g, 7h). Laureate head of Apollo right; monogram to left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; owl standing right on spear. SNG Ashmolean 3820 (same dies); SNG Delepierre 1158; Hunterian 11. Near VF, even surfaces, minor edge porosity on the reverse.


(892.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.12 g, 12h). Aga..., magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with plain bowl; AΓA above / ΘEΣ/ΣA-ΛΩ-N, bridled horse trotting right. BMC 47; SNG Copenhagen 309; see also Nomos 4, 1387. Good VF, evenly toned.


(892.4) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 3.71 g, 12h). Aga..., magistrate. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with plain bowl; AΓA above / ΘEΣ/ΣAΛΩN, bridled horse trotting right. E. Bourgey, 5 May 1913, 37 (same dies); see also Nomos 4, 1387 var. (position of rev. legend). Near VF, rough, lightly granular surfaces.

Ex Münz Zentrum 66 (26 April 1989), lot 250.