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89000926

Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. Lot of 4 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 926. Estimate $150.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 4 coins.

(926.1) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. AD 41-54. Æ Diassarion (23mm, 7.99 g, 12h). Antigonos, strategos. ΣEBAΣTHΩN ΘEΣΣAΛΩN, bare head right / ANTIΓONON (sic) [ΣTPATHΓ]OY, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; monogram in left field. Burrer Em. 1, Series 3, Grp. 1a, 43 corr. (A15/R34; rev. legend); RPC 1436. Near VF, attractive bright green patina.

Due to the poor preservation of the examples Burrer had, he did not recognize the engraver’s error in writing the name of Antigonos.

(926.2) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. AD 41-54. Æ Diassarion (24mm, 7.50 g, 12h). Antigonos, strategos. ΣEBAΣTH(inverted Ω)N (sic) ΘEΣΣAΛΩN, bare head left / ΣTPATHΓOY AN-TIΓONOY, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; monogram in right field. Burrer Em. 1, Series 3, Grp. 1b, 59 corr. (A17/R48; inverted omega not noted in obv. legend); RPC 1435. Near VF, attractive green patina.


(926.3) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. AD 41-54. Æ Diassarion (22mm, 7.65 g, 12h). Antigonos, strategos. ΣEBAΣTH(inverted Ω)[N] (sic) ΘEΣΣAΛΩ[N], bare head left / ΣTPATHΓOY AN-TIΓONOY, Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; monogram in right field. Burrer Em. 1, Series 3, Grp. 1b, 56 corr. (A17/R45; inverted omega not noted in obv. legend); RPC 1435. Near VF, dark green patina.


(926.4) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. AD 41-54. Æ Diassarion (23mm, 6.59 g, 7h). Antigonos, strategos. ΣEBAΣTHΩN ΘEΣΣAΛEΩN, bare head left / [AN]TIΓONOY Σ(retrograde)-TPAT[HΓOY], Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; [monogram in right field]. Burrer Em. 1, Series 3, Grp. 1b, 69.1 corr. (A18/R57 – this coin, illustrated on pl. 8; retrograde letter on rev. not noted); RPC 1435. Good Fine, dark olive-gray patina, a few minor adjustment marks.