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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 150

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 450/40-420 BC. AR Drachm (21mm, 6.10 g, 9h).


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 150.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 450/40-420 BC. AR Drachm (21mm, 6.10 g, 9h). The hero Thessalos, with petasos and chlamys hanging around neck, restraining bull left by band held around its head / Horse prancing left, trailing rein, within incuse circle. Lorber, Thessalian 54 var. (rev. type right; same obv. die as illustration); BCD Thessaly II 176 (same dies); HGC 4, 421 (same dies as illustration); SNG Ashmolean 3866 (same dies); Weber 2833 (same dies). Beautiful old cabinet tone, trace deposits, cleaning scratches under tone, a couple die breaks, slightly off center on reverse. EF.

Ex Berk BBS 206 (15 November 2018), lot 69.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 13 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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