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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 891

THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Triassarion (28mm, 12.61 g, 1h). Laouchos, strategos.


Triton XXIV
Lot: 891.
 Estimated: $ 400

Roman Provincial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Bronze

Sold For $ 1 100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Triassarion (28mm, 12.61 g, 1h). Laouchos, strategos. NEPΩN KAIΣAP ΘEΣΣA[ΛΩ]N, laureate head right / ΛAOVXOV ΣT PATHΓOV, Apollo Delphinios, raising right arm overhead, holding bow and arrow in left hand, seated left, torso facing, on basis inscribed [A]TЄI/MH/TOC/ЄΠOI in four lines. BCD Thessaly II 942.1 (this coin); Burrer Em. 2, Series 3, Grp. 1, 64.1 (A23/R44) = RPC 1443 corr. = Moustaka 85 (this coin, illustrated in all references). Brown surfaces, scratches. Near VF. Unique.

Ex BCD Collection (Triton XV, 3 January 2012), lot 942.1; Thomas Ollive Mabbott Collection (Part I, H. Schulman, 6 June 1969), lot 748.

The reverse of this coin and the following coin are struck from the same die. RPC misread the inscription on the basis for both coins. Although RPC Supp. lists the correction to the reading of the legend on the basis, both Burrer and RPC incorrectly mark the unreadable part on this coin (both simply repeated the exact reading of the legend from Burrer 64.1, without modifying it).

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session Three, which begins 20 January 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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