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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
89000905

Thessalian League. Lot of 8 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 905. Estimate $200.
Sold for $250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 8 coins.

(905.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (18mm, 5.74 g, 12h). Mnesimachos, magistrate. Helmeted head of Athena right; MN-HCIMA-XOV clockwise around from top / ΘEΣ/ΣAΛΩ-N, horse trotting right; grain ear to right. Lindgren III 107a (this coin). Good Fine, green patina, worn through at highest points; rare.

Ex Henry C. Lindgren Collection, 107a, from whom this coin was purchased, October 1994 ($200).


(905.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (18mm, 5.80 g, 12h). Ippo(lochos?), magistrate. Helmeted head of Athena right; IΠΠO above / ΘEΣ/ΣAΛ[Ω-N], horse trotting right. Not found in the consulted references. Good Fine, brown and red patina; die break on obverse; very rare.


(905.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (16mm, 5.80 g, 11h). Philo..., magistrate. Helmeted head of Athena right; ΦIΛO above / ΘEΣ/ΣA-Λ-Ω-N, horse trotting right. SNG Alpha Bank 354. Near VF, brown and tan patina; edge scrape at 12 o’clock reverse.


(905.4) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (17mm, 3.81 g, 12h). Philo..., magistrate. Helmeted head of Athena right; ΦIΛO above / ΘEΣ/ΣA-Λ-Ω-N, horse trotting right. SNG Alpha Bank 354. Near VF, green patina, some red.

The obverse letters on this coin give the impression that the engraver was not sure what name to inscribe or that he was in a great hurry (or both).

(905.5) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (17mm, 5.92 g, 12h). Philo... and As..., magistrates. Helmeted head of Athena right; ΦIΛO above / ΘEΣ/ΣA-ΛΩ-N, horse trotting right; AΣ below horse’s belly. Rogers 51a var. (names). Good Fine, olive green patina.

This coin may be from the same magistrates who signed trichalka as Philok... and Asor... (see Lot 901.1, above)

(905.6) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (17mm, 4.56 g, 1h). Kyl(los?), magistrate. Helmeted head of Athena right; KYΛ above, [ΛOY below?] / ΘEΣΣ/[A]-ΛΩ-N, horse trotting right. Not found in the consulted references. Near VF, green patina, brown high points; scarce to rare.


(905.7) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (17mm, 4.23 g, 12h). Kyllos or Italos, magistrate. Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis; [KYΛ or ITA above], ΛOY below / ΘEΣ/ΣAΛΩN, horse trotting right. Not found in the consulted references. Good Fine, rough green patina; scarce to rare.


(905.8) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid – late 1st century BC. Æ Dichalkon (19mm, 4.52 g, 12h). Kyllos, magistrate. Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis; KYΛ-ΛOY above and below / ΘEΣ/ΣAΛΩ-N, horse trotting right. Not found in the consulted references. Good Fine, olive brown patina; scarce to rare.