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89000943

Koinon of Thessaly. temp. Nero. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 943. Estimate $125.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(943.1) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. temp. Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Triassarion (27mm, 9.38 g, 12h). Laouchos, strategos. EIPHN[H ΣE]BAΣTH ΘE[ΣΣ]AΛΩN, draped bust of Eirene right, wearing wreath of grain ears and olive branch / [ΛA]OVXO[V ΣT]-PATHΓOV, Apollo Delphinios, raising right arm overhead, holding bow and arrow in left hand, seated left, torso facing, on basis inscribed [ATEI/MH/T]OC/[EΠ]OI; in field l., kithara. Burrer Em. 2 (of Nero), Series 4, Grp. 1, 79 (A28/R44); RPC 1450 corr. (same dies as illustration). Good Fine, dark green patina, minor roughness. Extremely rare, one of two known.

This coin is struck from the same pair of dies as lot 942.2 above.

(943.2) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. temp. Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Triassarion (28mm, 8.68 g, 12h). Laouchos, strategos. EIPHNH ΣEBAΣTH ΘE[ΣΣ]AΛΩN, draped bust of Eirene right, wearing wreath of grain ears and olive branch / ΛAOVXOV [ΣTPATHΓ]O[V], Apollo Kitharoedos seated right, holding kithara in his left hand, his right arm raised over his head. Burrer Em. 2 (of Nero), Series 4, Grp. 2, 80 (A28/R56); RPC Supp. S-1450A. Fine, rough light green patina; very rare.

Struck from the same obverse die as lots 942.2 and 943.1.