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89000994

Koinon of Thessaly. Salonina. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 994. Estimate $125.
Sold for $250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(994.1) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Salonina. Augusta, AD 254-268. Æ Tetrassarion (23mm, 6.99 g, 1h). KOPNH • CAΛΩN[INA], draped bust right, wearing stephanos, set on crescent / KOINON ΘЄCCAΛΩN, Athena Itonia advancing right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; traces of Δ (mark of value) in left field. Burrer, MA-G 56 (same obv. die); Rogers 133. Good Fine, thin green patina.

The mark of value has been obliterated on the die used for this coin.

(994.2) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Salonina. Augusta, AD 254-268. Æ Tetrassarion (20mm, 8.59 g, 6h). KOPNHΛ CAΛΩNINA AVΓ, draped bust right, wearing stephanos, set on crescent / KO[IN]ON [ΘЄCCAΛ]ΩN, Athena Itonia advancing right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; Δ (mark of value) in left field. Burrer, MA-G 56 var. (obv. legend); Rogers 132–3 var. (same). Near VF, dark green patina, a few metal flaws but compact and attractive portrait.


(994.3) THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Salonina. Augusta, AD 254-268. Æ Tetrassarion (20mm, 11.44 g, 7h). [KOPNHΛ CAΛΩN]INA AVΓ, draped bust right, wearing stephanos, set on crescent / K[OINO]N ΘЄ[CCAΛΩ]N, Athena Itonia advancing right, hurling spear held in her right hand, shield on her left arm; Δ (mark of value) in left field. Burrer, MA-G 56 var. (obv. legend); Rogers 132–3 var. (same). Good Fine, green patina.

These tetrassaria with the longer obverse legend exhibit smaller and thicker flans than the issues with the shorter legend.