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290, Lot: 61. Estimate $200.
Sold for $360. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Peirasia. Circa 350-300 BC. AR Obol (11mm, 0.80 g, 5h). Youthful male head right, wearing tainia / ΠEI-PA-ΣI-EΩN (retrograde), warrior advancing left, seen partly from behind, nude but for helmet, holding shield in left hand and spear in right. Pendleton O1a (O1/R1), pl. 3, 13 (this coin); BCD Thessaly II 504 (same dies; hammer of $3000). Fine, toned, porous. One of only three known with obverse type to right.

From the BCD Collection.