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89000894

Thessalian League. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 894. Estimate $150.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(894.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. AR Hemistater – Reduced Drachm (15mm, 2.56 g, 12h). Nikokrates, Philoxe(nides), and Petraios, magistrates. Laureate head of Apollo right; NIKOKPAT[OY]Σ to lower left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩ-N, Artemis Phosphoros striding right, holding torch in each hand; ΦIΛ-ΟΞ[E] above, [monogram of ΠETPA in exergue]. Burrer pl. 21, 8; see also Nomos 4, 1389 corr. (attribution to de Luynes in incorrect, that piece has a shorter name form for Philoxenides). Fine, rough surfaces, reverse planchet flaw.


(894.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. AR Hemistater – Reduced Drachm (16mm, 2.92 g, 12h). Nikokrates, Philoxe(nides), and Petraios, magistrates. Laureate head of Apollo right; NIKOKPATOYΣ to lower left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩ-N, Artemis Phosphoros striding right, holding torch in each hand; ΦIΛ-[ΟΞE] above, monogram of ΠETPA in exergue. Burrer pl. 21, 8; see also Nomos 4, 1389 corr. (attribution to de Luynes in incorrect, that piece has a shorter name form for Philoxenides); . Near VF, areas of flat strike; rough surfaces.


(894.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. Fourrée AR Hemistater – Reduced Drachm (17mm, 3.05 g, 12h). Nikokrates, Philoxe(nides), and Petraios, magistrates. Laureate head of Apollo right; NIK[OKPATOY]Σ to lower left / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩ-N, Artemis Phosphoros striding right, holding torch in each hand; ΦIΛ-[ΟΞE] above, monogram of ΠETPA in exergue. Burrer pl. 21, 8; for prototype, see: Nomos 4, 1389 corr. (attribution to de Luynes in incorrect, that piece has a shorter name form for Philoxenides). Near VF, recently cleaned, with traces of copper core exposed.