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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 145. Estimate CHF5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ISLANDS off THESSALY, Skyros. Circa 485-480 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 11mm, 0.84 g). Foreparts of two horned and bearded goats facing each other, above exergual line; between them, pellet. Rev. Stellate design composed of a large central globule surrounded by four rays; all within incuse square. Balcer A.10/P.7, 27-30. BCD 1369 (this coin). Extremely rare. Nicely toned. Very fine.

From an American Collection and from the BCD Collection, Nomos 4, 10 May 2011, 13, ex Numismatic Fine Arts VI, 27 February 1979, 239 (apparently consigned by R. Hecht who got it from Bank Leu).