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89000927

Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 927. Estimate $125.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(927.1) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. AD 41-54. Æ Diassarion (22mm, 9.24 g, 7h). Antigonos, strategos. [ΣEBAΣTHΩN] ΘEΣΣAΛΩN, bare head left / ANT[IΓONOY] ΣTPATHΓOY, Asklepios standing right, right hand on hip, holding serpent-entwined staff in his left hand; monogram in right field. Burrer Em. 1, Series 3, Grp. 2, 88.1 (A22/R74 – this coin, rev. illustrated on pl. 9); RPC 1437. Good Fine, dark green patina; scarce.


(927.2) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Claudius. AD 41-54. Æ Assarion (18mm, 6.47 g, 12h). Antigonos, strategos. ΣEBAΣTH(inverted Ω)N (sic) [ΘEΣΣAΛΩN], bare head left / ΣTPATHΓ[O]-Y ANTIΓONOY, Asklepios standing right, right hand on hip, holding serpent-entwined staff in his left hand; monogram in left field. Burrer Em. 1, Series 4, 93.1 corr. (A23/R79; inverted letter not noted) = Weber 2950 (this coin); RPC 1437 (same obv. die as illustration). Near VF, dark green and brown surfaces; scarce.

Ex Virgil M. Brand Collection (Part 7, Sotheby’s, 25 October 1984), lot 345 (part); Sir Hermann Weber Collection, no. 2950.