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290, Lot: 129. Estimate $150.
Sold for $170. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Trikka. Circa 425-400 BC. AR Hemidrachm (17mm, 2.82 g, 2h). Youthful hero Thessalos, nude but for cloak and petasos, restraining forepart of bull right by band held around its head, both his and the bull’s heads are turned to face the viewer / TP-IK-KA-I-ΩN, forepart of bridled horse right; all within incuse square. BCD Thessaly II 782 var. (distribution of ethnic); BCD Thessaly I 1353 var. (same); Weber 2935 (same obv. die). VF, darkly toned.

From the BCD Collection. Purchased from Brian Kritt, February 1987.