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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 114. Estimate CHF1750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15mm, 2.80 g 5), Hypata. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ The hero Phemios, nude but for a belt holding a short sword in a scabbard, and with a chlamys draped over his shoulders and his left arm, standing left, facing front with his head turned to right, hurling a javelin with his right hand and holding his petasos, as if it were a small shield, with his left; on the ground line between his feet, sideways Φ (=Phemios). BCD 1011 (same dies). BCD II, 24 (this coin). SNG Munich 1. Warren pl. XVI, 680 (same obverse die). Rare. A toned, well centered and attractive example. Good very fine.


From a northern European collection and from the BCD Collection, Triton XV, 3 January 2012, 26.