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89000911

Thessalian League. Lot of 5 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 911. Estimate $150.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 5 coins.

(911.1) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Æ Chalkous (14mm, 2.29 g, 5h). Laureate head of Apollo right / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; monogram in inner right field. Not found in the consulted references. Fine, dark green patina, a few minor pits; rare.


(911.2) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Æ Chalkous (15mm, 3.26 g, 12h). Laureate head of Apollo right / [Θ]EΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; monogram in inner right field. Not found in the consulted references, but cf. Rogers 11 for the trichalkon denomination of this issue. Good Fine, attractive light green patina; rare.


(911.3) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Æ Chalkous (15mm, 3.99 g, 12h). Zo..., magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo right / [ΘE]ΣΣA/ΛΩ[N], Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; monogram in inner right field. Not found in the consulted references. Good Fine, dark green patina; rare.


(911.4) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Æ Chalkous (14mm, 3.92 g, 1h). Tima..., magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo right / ΘEΣΣA/ΛΩN, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; T-I/M-A across central field. Rogers 42. Good Fine, dark green patina.


(911.5) THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd – mid 1st century BC. Æ Chalkous (13mm, 3.29 g, 12h). Ippait(as), magistrate. Laureate head of Apollo right / [Θ]EΣΣA/ΛΩ[N], Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; above spear, IΠΠ to left, AIT to right. Not found in the consulted references. Near VF, attractive brown surfaces; rare.

See lot 840 above for the Dichalkon of the same magistrate, probably one of the commonest Thessalian League bronzes.