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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 120. Estimate CHF1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF3200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Gyrton. Circa 340s-320s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 4.83 g 6). ΠΕΙ Head of Ares or the hero Gyrton to right, wearing Attic helmet ornamented with palmettes and with raised ear flap. Rev. ΓΥΡΤΩΝ-ΙΩΝ Head of Gyrtona to right, wearing stephane and triple-pendant earring; behind, Π. BCD 1053 (this coin). BMC p. 203, 1a and pl. III, 4a = Traité IV, 743 and pl. CCC, 12 var. Rogers 230 var. (but wrongly described) . An excellent example of this rare variety. Nice dark patina and well centered. About extremely fine.

From an American Collection and from the BCD Collection, Nomos 4, 10 May 2011, 1053.