nomos 4
10 May 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 1001
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.95 g 5). Forepart of horse to left. Rev. Φ - Ε Wheat grain with hull; all within incuse square. BMC 4 (Pherai) = Franke 1970, 11. Traité I, 1027, 1433 (but drawing wrongly numbered as 1413). Extremely rare, probably the finest example known. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 20000 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 1002
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.86 g 7). Forepart of horse to left; on body near truncation, monogram of ΝΑ (partly retrograde). Rev. Φ - Ε Wheat grain with hull; all within incuse square. Franke, 1970, 12 = SNG Lockett 1609. Very rare. Nicely toned and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 11000 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 1003
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Obol (Silver, 0.91 g, 8 h). Head of bridled horse to right. Rev. Φ - Ε Wheat grain with hull; all within incuse square. BMC 10 (Pherai). SNG Copenhagen 237 var. (Pherai). Rare. Slightly rough surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1004
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.94 g 5). Forepart of prancing horse to right, emerging from rocks; on horse’s flank, traces of a brand mark, possibly Λ Rev. ΦΕ / ΤΑ Wheat grain with hull; all within incuse square. Franke 7, fig. 8 (but BMC Pherai 8 as he says). SNG Copenhagen 236 var. SNG Munich 193 var. An atrractive, clear piece. Surface very slightly rough. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1005
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Obol (Silver, 0.89 g 8). Head of bridled horse to right. Rev. ΦΕ / ΤΑ Wheat grain with hull; all within incuse square. Franke, 1970, 9 and fig. 10. Very sharp. Slightly rough, but bright and shiny. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1006
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.81 g 1). Forepart of prancing horse to right, emerging from rocks; on horse’s flank, traces of a brand mark, possibly Λ Rev. ΦΕΘΑ (retrograde) Head of bearded Herakles to right, wearing lion’s skin headdress; all within incuse square. Traité IV 603, pl. CCXCIV 5. Extremely rare. Beautifully toned and most attractive. Minor mark on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 25000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1007
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 470s-460s BC. Obol (Silver, 0.94 g 10). Head of bridled horse to right. Rev. ΦΕ - ΘΑ Club; all within incuse square. BMC 11. Franke, 1970, 5, fig. 6. Rare. Very sharp and unusually nice. Slightly rough surfaces. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3750 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1008
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 361-360 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 5.67 g 9). Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath. Rev. ΠΕΤΘ - ΑΛΩΝ Forepart of prancing horse to right, emerging from a rock; below, trident head to right. Franke 1970, fig. 20 var. Rogers 2 = Traité IV 598, pl. CCXCIII, 20. Extremely rare, probably the finest known example. A coin of splendid Classical style, with a fine, glossy black patina. Some minor marks and pits on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 11000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1009
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 170 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 3.68 g), Demetrias. Round shield of Macedonian form, ornamented with a star at the center and crescents at the edge. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Dart-sling, κεστροσφενδόνη, with pointed dart within. Rogers 4 var. (legend differently placed). Warren 1961, pp. 5-8 and pl. I, 11. Rare. Well struck and with a dark green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1010
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Stater (Silver, 11.61 g 1), Hypata. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ Athena standing left, helmeted and wearing long robes, holding Nike alighting to left on her right hand and resting her left on her spear and shield at her feet; before her, to left, serpent coiled to left with, above, a spear point to left . Unpublished. Unique, an astonishing coin of the greatest interest and importance. Lightly crystalized and with a minor edge fault, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 19000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 1011
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.81 g 6), 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 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). SNG Munich 1. Warren pl. XVI, 680 (same obverse die). Rare. A nicely toned, well centered and attractive example. Reverse slightly double-struck at the bottom, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1012
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.78 g 6), Hypata. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ The hero Phemios standing left and fighting right, as last, from the same die. SNG Munich 1. Rare. A lovely, lightly toned example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1013
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.76 g 12), Hypata. Laureate head of Zeus to left, similar to the last. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝ-ΩΝ The hero Phemios, similar to the last. BMC 2. BMFA 871. Jameson 1079A (this coin). Traité IV, 452, pl. CCLXXXVII, 15. Rare. Toned and attractive, though with some very slight surface roughness. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1014
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s. Obol (Silver, 0.88 g 12), Hypata. Laureate head of Zeus to left, as above. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝ Sword in scabbard and spear point, both upwards. Jameson 1080. Traité IV, 453, pl. CCLXXXVII, 16. Very rare. Toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1015
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 302-286 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 4.37 g 9), Hypata. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝ-ΩΝ Phemios, nude but for chlamys over his shoulder and sword in scabbard, shooting sling to right; behind, leaning against his right leg, two spears. BMC 18. Rogers 137. SNG Copenhagen 4-5. An unusually fine example, with a dark, smooth olive-green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1016
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 302-286 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 2.87 g 5), Hypata. Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind head, thunderbolt. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑ-ΝΩΝ The hero Phemios, as above, lots 11 ff., but not certainly using a javelin, though with a petasos in his left hand, and with two spears behind him, that lean against his right leg. Rogers 136 var. Rare. Attractive red and green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1017
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 279-168. (Bronze, 18mm, 3.26 g 12), Struck using the types of the Aitolian League, Hypata. Epikrates. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑ/ ΕΠΙΚΡΑΤΟ[Υ]/ΝΩΝ Spearhead over jawbone of a boar. Rogers 140 var. Rare. Dark brown patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1018
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 80s (- 40s?) BC. Trihemidrachm (Silver, 7.40 g 12), Reduced Aiginetic, Hypata. Eukrates. Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing an Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos, tendril, and four horse protomes. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ/ΕΥΚΡΑΤΗΣ Phemios, as a slinger, nude but for chlamys over his shoulder and sword on baldric, standing facing, head turned to right, shooting his sling to right; behind him, two spears leaning against his right leg; to right, trophy. De Callataÿ 2004, 22 (this coin). SNG Copenhagen 13. Extremely rare. Attractively toned and very pretty. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 1019
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 80s (- 40s?) BC. Trihemidrachm (Silver, 7.66 g 12), Hypata. Nikarchos. ΝΙΚΑΡΧΟΣ Head of Athena Parthenos to right, wearing an Attic helmet adorned with Pegasos, tendril, and four horse protomes. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑ-ΝΩΝ Phemios as a slinger to right, as last, but with no magistrate’s symbol. De Callataÿ, 2004, 67 (this coin). Extremely rare. Toned and on a broad flan, partly flat struck in placesotherwise an impressive and attractive coin. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1020
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 80s (- 40s?) BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.35 g 1), Hypata. Daimeneos. ΔΑΙΜΕ - ΝΕΟΣ Head of Athena in Attic helmet to right. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝ-ΩΝ Phemios as a slinger to right, as above; to right, palm branch. De Callataÿ, 2004, p. 135, 24 (this coin). SNG Lockett 1547. SNG Munich 5. Very rare. Toned and attractive, but reverse slightly double struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1021
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 80s (- 40s?) BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 7.82 g 12), Hypata. Euxenos. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ/ΕΥΞΕΝ[ΟΣ] Phemios as a slinger to right, as above. Cf, Rogers 143 ff. Münsterberg, Suppl. p. 12. Rare. A splendid piece, struck in high relief with a fine dark patina, and unusually well preserved. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1022
THESSALY, Ainianes. Circa 40s-30s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.32 g 12), Hypata. Tolmaios. ΤΟΛΜΑΙΟΣ Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝ-ΩΝ The hero Phemios, nude but for a belt holding a short sword in a scabbard and 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; to right, monogram of ΑΓ. BMC 15. SNG Copenhagen 8 var. Weber 2790. Very rare. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1023
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 370s-360s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.82 g 11). Head of the nymph Bura to left, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. ΑΤΡΑΓ - ΙΟΝ Horse standing right. BMC 1 var. Traité IV, 736 and pl. CCC, 5. Extremely rare, one of only a very few examples known. A splendid piece of wonderful style. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Lot 1024
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 370s-360s BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 4.65 g 7). Horseman galloping to left, his cloak flying out behind him, pursuing a bull running left. Rev. ΑΤΡΑΓΙΟΝ Bearded head of the Lapith Atrax to right. Unpublished, but for another example see CNG MBS 79, 17 September 2008, 183. Extremely rare. An attractive coin with a dark, shiny, nearly black patina. Reverse very slightly double-struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1025
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 370s-360s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 3.28 g 1). Horseman, bare headed, on horse prancing to right. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ / ΓΙΟΝ Bull jumping right, his forelegs off the ground. Rogers 166. Rare. An attractive piece with a dark, blackish-green patina. Some striking flatness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1026
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 360s-340s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17.5mm, 3.11 g 11). Bearded head of Atrax to right. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ / ΓΙΩΝ Bull, with head lowered, butting to right. Rogers 160. A splendid example with a black patina. Obverse almost unnoticeably double-struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1027
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 360s-340s BC (or later?). Dichalkon (Bronze, 15mm, 2.73 g 11). Bearded head of Atrax to right. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ / ΓΙΩΝ Bull, with head lowered, butting to right. Cf. Rogers 160. Rare. Minor die break on the obverse, otherwise, an exceptional coin with a superb green patina and lovely style. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4500 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1028
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 360s-340s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 10mm, 1.35 g 7). Bearded head of Atrax to right, his hair in straight locks almost like those of a satyr. Rev. ΓΙΩΝ /ΑΤΡΑ Bull, with head lowered, butting to right. Rogers 161. An excellent piece with a dark patina and a fine head of Atrax. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1029
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 360s-340s BC. Obol (Silver, 0.81 g 6), Euei.... ΕΥΕΙ Facing bust of the nymph Bura, her head turned slightly to the left, with her hair long and curly and wearing robes lightly draping her breasts. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ - Γ Ι - ΩΝ Horse standing right. Demetriadi 2000, 1 and pl. 6, 1 . Extremely rare, a coin of great interest and beauty. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1030
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 360s-340s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 2.55 g 6), Eubatas. ΕΥΒΑΤΑ[Σ] Youthful male head to right, his head bare. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ - Γ Ι - ΩΝ Horse standing right. Rogers 165. A lovely coin of very fine style, toned attractively dark brown. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1031
THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 360s-340s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 3.91 g 10), Eu.... ΕΥ Head of the nymph Bura to right, wearing a pendant earring and with her hair rolled up at the back. Rev. ΓΙΩΝ /ΑΤΡΑ Lion walking right. Apparently unpublished, save for another piece, struck from the same dies, that has recently appeared as CNG MBS 85, 15 September 2010, 315, but which is inferior in quality. Extremely rare. Nicely struck, of fine style, and with a dark, brownish-red patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1032
THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd century, after circa 300. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 7.29 g 6). Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind his neck, Φ. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ - Γ Ι - ΩΝ Horseman, in military dress with his right hand raised in salute, riding horse trotting to right. BMC 2. Rogers 169 ff. var. A bold, well-struck example with a dark, blackish-green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1033
THESSALY, Atrax. 3rd or 2nd Century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 11.16 g 5). Laureate head of Apollo to right, his hair bound up in a bun at the back but with some locks falling down the back of his neck. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ / ΓΙΩΝ (retrograde Horse standing right. McClean 4556 var. Rogers 168 var. Rare. A bold and impressive piece struck in high relief. Reddish-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1034
THESSALY, Demetrias. Circa 290 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.38 g 4). ΔΗΜΗ / ΤΡΙΕΩΝ Prow of galley to left. Rev. Bust of Artemis to right, with quiver over her left shoulder; below, mongram of ΙΣ. BMFA 872 (same dies). McClean 4567. Rare. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1035
THESSALY, Dia. Mid 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 2.65 g 5). Bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΔΙΑΩΝ Nymph seated right on high-backed throne, holding long scepter in her left hand and phiale in her right. Demetriadi 1998, Issue II, 3 (but as Dion in Macedonia). Hatzopoulos/Psoma 1998/9, p. 11, 2 (Dia in Thessaly). Extremely rare, only three examples of this type are known, and only a total of thirteen coins for the city as a whole). Attractive dark green patina and fine style. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1036
THESSALY, Ekkarra. Circa 325-320 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 1.95 g 5). Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΕΚΚΑΡ / ΡΕΩΝ Artemis standing left, her right foot crossed behind her left, leaning on her hunting spear, held in her right hand. K. Liampi, Ekkarra, eine Stadt der Achaia Phthiotis: Ihre Lege nach den numismatischen Zeugnissen, U. Peter, ed. Stephanos Nomismatikos, Edith Schönert-Geiss zum 65.Geburtstag (Berlin 1998), pp. 417-439, 20 (V3/R8). Rogers 207. Traité IV, 475, pl. CCLXXXVIII, 12-13. A superb piece, beautifully struck in high relief and with a fine dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1037
THESSALY, Eurea. Circa 352-344 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 7.54 g 12). Head of a nymph, three-quarter facing to left, with vine leaves in her hair. Rev. ΕΥΡΕΑΙ / Ω-Ν Bunch of grapes on stalk with two leaves. Rogers 211. SNG Copenhagen 49. Very rare. A splendid example. Minor traces of corrosion but with a fine dark reddish-brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1038
THESSALY, Eurymenai. Circa 2nd quarter of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 4.51 g 5). Bearded male head to right, head bare. Rev. ΕΥΡΥ Bunch of grapes on stalk between two grape leaves. Unpublished. Apparently unique. A coin of superb style with a fine brown patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1039
THESSALY, Eurymenai. Circa 352-344 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 7.02 g 5). Head of young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΕΥΡΥΜΕΝΑΙΩΝ (beginning at the top left and ending at the bottom left Grape vine with leaves and six bunches of grapes; to the right of the trunk, dolphin swimming downwards; to the left, krater. Rogers 212. Traité IV, 753, pl. CCCI, 2. Extremely rare. Beautifully struck and centered and with a lovely, dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine/extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1040
THESSALY, Gomphi-Philippopolis. Circa 350 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.51 g 12). Head of Hera facing, wearing stephane, pendant earrings and a solid, torc-like necklace. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟ-ΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Zeus Palamnaios, draped to the waist and with his torso bare, seated on rock to left, holding long scepter in his right hand and resting his left on the rock; to left, thunderbolt. BMC 1 = Traité IV, 532, pl. CCXCI, 2 (same obverse die). Of great rarity and with a remarkably noble and attractive head of Hera. Crystalized surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1041
THESSALY, Gomphi-Philippopolis. Circa 350 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.77 g 12). Head of Hera facing, wearing stephane, pendant earrings and a solid, torc-like necklace, as last. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-ΟΠΟΛΙ[ΤΩΝ] Zeus seated left, as last, with thunderbolt to left. Unpublished, but another piece does exist in the Empedocles collection in Athens. Of the greatest rarity, the finest example known, and of splendid style with a charming head of Hera. Crystalized surfaces and minor edge scrape, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 900 CHF
Lot 1042
THESSALY, Gomphi-Philippopolis. Circa 350 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.84 g 1). Head of Hera to right, with her hair rolled with a high, ornamented stephane, and wearing a pemdant earring, and a necklace. Rev. ΦΙΛΙΠΠ-[ΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ] Zeus, nude, striding right, hurling thunderbolt from his upraised right hand and with an eagle on his left. Demetriadi 2000, 2 and pl. 6, 2 (this coin). Extremely rare and of lovely style. Crystalized surfaces, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1043
THESSALY, Gomphi-Philippopolis. Circa 350 BC, and later (?). Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 5.87 g 11). Head of Hera, three-quarters facing to right, wearing stephanos and pendant earrings. Rev. ΓΟΜΦΕΩΝ Zeus Palamnaios seated on rocks to left, holding long scepter in his right hand and resting his left on the rock. BMC 2 = Traité IV, 533 and pl. CCXCI, 4 var. SNG Copenhagen 50 var. Rogers 214 var. Very rare, an unusual variant with the full reverse legend. Dark brown patina. Some bangs and scrapes, otherwise clear and, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1044
THESSALY. Gomphi-Philippopolis. Circa 300 BC, or later until the 280s. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.63 g, 2 h). Head of a nymph, turned three-quarters facing to left, her hair seemingly floating and bound with a diadem, and wearing a pearl necklace. Rev. ΓΟΜΦΕ-ΩΝ Zeus Palamnaios seated left on backless throne, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left. BMC 4. Rogers 220. A remarkably well preserved and well centered example with a fine dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1045
THESSALY, Gonnos. Circa 350s BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 7.80 g 2). Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΓΟΝΝΕ-[ΩΝ] Ram standing right. Rogers 223. SNG Munich 18. Rare. A fine coin with a lovely head of Zeus in high relief. Attractive dark patina. Some smoothing in the reverse fields, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1046
THESSALY, Gonnos. Circa 350s BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 6.85 g 11). Laureate head of Zeus to right, as last. Rev. ΓΟΝ-ΝΕΩΝ Ram standing right; below, elaborate monogram. Rogers 225. SNG Copenhagen 53. A lovely coin with an astonishingly fine reverse. Dark brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1047
THESSALY, Gonnos. Circa 350 BC or later . Dichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 5.22 g 7). Head of nymph to right, her hair rolled and with a triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΓΟ-ΝΝΕ (retrograde, beginning in the exergue) Lion walking right. Rogers 226. SNG Copenhagen 53 (probably the same dies). Rare. Attractive, shiny reddish-brown patina. Reverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1048
THESSALY, Gyrton. Circa 340s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.98 g 3). Head of the youthful Hero Gyrton to right; behind, Π. Rev. ΓΥΡΤΟ-ΝΙ-ΟΝ Horse prancing to right. Gorny 56, 1991, 198 (this coin). Unique. A coin of rather severe style and great beauty. Some traces of horn silver around the devices, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 2200 CHF
Lot 1049
THESSALY, Gyrton. Circa 340s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 2.73 g 10). Bare youthful male head to right (the hero Gyrton); behind head, tiny letter Π. Rev. ΓΥΡ Head of the nymph Gyrtona to right, wearing earring and necklace. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare and of excellent style. Dark greenish-brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1050
THESSALY, Gyrton. Circa 340s-330s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.03 g 9). Head of the nymph Gyrtona facing, turned slightly to the left, her hair bound with a ribbon. Rev. ΓΥΡ / ΤΩΝΙΩΝ Horse kneeling to left, preparing to roll over. De Hirsch 1137 = Traité IV 741, pl. CCC, 10. Hirsch XIII (1905, Rhousopoulos), 1272 (same dies). Extremely rare, one of a very few examples known. Minor striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 11000 CHF
Estimate: 1800 CHF
Lot 1051
THESSALY, Gyrton. Circa 340s-330s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 4.39 g 12). Bare male head to right, the Hero Gyrton, to the left of the head of a bridled horse to right. Rev. ΓΥΡΤΩΝΙΩΝ (on right downwards,some letters retrograde) Head of the nymph Gyrtona to right, her hair bound in a roll and wearing an earring and a necklace. Rogers 227. SNG Copenhagen 55-56 var. Dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1052
THESSALY, Gyrton. Circa 340s-330s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 4.53 g 12). Heads of Gyrton, bare, and of a bridled horse to right, as last. Rev. ΓΥΡΤΩΝΙΩΝ (from bottom right around to left) Head of Gyrtona to left, wearing earring and necklace. Rogers 228. With a lovely, golden-brown patina. Reverse very slightly double-struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1053
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. 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.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1054
THESSALY. Gyrton. Circa 340s-320s/later 4th-early 3rd C BC. Lot of two bronze coins, dichalkon and trichalkon. 1054.1 20 mm, 7.90 g 12. Head of Apollo left. Rev. ΓΥΡΤΩΝΙΩΝ Head of Gyrtona left with monogram behind. Rogers 231 (but monogram probably misread). SNG Copenhagen 58. 1054.2 20 mm, 8.05 g, 2. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΓΥΡΤΩΝΙΩΝ Horse trotting right. BMC 4. Rogers 232. Both attractive with fine patinas. Nearly extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1055
THESSALY. Gyrton. Later 4th and, perhaps, earlier 3rd century BC. Lot of two bronze trichalka 1055.1 20 mm, 7.62 g, 12. Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΓΥΡΤ / Ω / ΝΙΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right, ΔΗ and bunch of grapes below. BMC 7. Rogers 233. 1055.223 mm, 9.05 g, 11. Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΓΥΡΤ / Ω / ΝΙΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to left, monogram of ΜΑΓ below. /BMC 5. Rogers 236.. Bold and attractive with dark patinas. About extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1056
THESSALY, Halos. Circa 360s-340s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16.5mm, 3.71 g 3). Laureate head of Zeus Laphystios to right; before head, thunderbolt. Rev. ΑΛ / Ε / ΝΩ (partially retrograde) Helle, draped but with prominent breasts, seated on ram to right, holding her right hand on the ram’s head and her left on his back. H. Reinder Reinders, New Halos, Utrecht 1988, Series 1 (these dies). Rogers 238. Extremely rare. A piece of fine style with a dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1057
THESSALY, Halos. Circa 3rd century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 5.46 g 11). Diademed head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΩΝ Phrixos, nude but for cloak billowing out behind him like wings, riding ram to right, his right arm around the ram’s neck; above left, monogram of ΑΧ. Reinders Series 6 (same dies). Rogers 241. Attractive and well centered with a green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1058
THESSALY, Halos. Circa 3rd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 2.47 g 6). Diademed head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΩΝ Phrixos on ram to right, as last; to left in field, monogram as last. Reinders Series 7.3 (same dies). Rogers 242. Clear and with a nice green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 225 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1059
THESSALY, Halos. Circa 3rd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 2.17 g 8). Head of Zeus right, similar to the last. Rev. ΑΛΕΩ / Ν Phrixos as last, but with true cloak billowing out behind; above left, obscure monogram but probably the same as last. Reinders Series 12(same dies). Rogers 244 var. A rare variant. Brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1060
THESSALY, Herakleia Trachinia. Circa 370s BC. Obol (Silver, 0.95 g 7). Lion’s head with closed mouth to right. Rev. ΗΡΑ (Retrograde) Club downwards; to right, ivy leaf. BMC 1 = Traité IV, 447 and pl. CCLXXXVII, 10. Weber 2812 (this coin). Very rare. Darkly toned and nicely struck. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4500 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1061
THESSALY, Herakleia Trachinia. Circa 370s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15mm, 3.92 g 5). ΗΡΑ Head of lion to right, with open jaws and protruding tongue. Rev. Club upright between two dolphins swimming upwards; all within olive wreath with ties below. Rogers 247. Very rare. Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1062
THESSALY, Herakleia Trachinia. Circa 370s-350s BC. Obol (Silver, 0.87 g 7). Head of lion to left, with mouth open and protruding tongue; below, Ε. Rev. ΗΡΑ Club downwards; to right, two ivy leaves. BMC 2 = Traité IV, 446 and pl. CCLXXXVII, 9. Very rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1063
THESSALY, Herakleia Trachinia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 3.75 g 6). Head of lion to left, with closed mouth; below jaws, retrograde Σ. Rev. ΗΡΑ - Σ Club upright in wreath with ties at the bottom. Rogers 256 var. (no letter on the obverse). SNG Copenhagen 68 var. Rare. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1064
THESSALY. Homolion. Circa 350 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 9.24 g, 3 h). Bearded head of Philoktetes to right, wearing conical pilos. Rev. ΟΜΟΛ-ΙΕΩΝ Serpent coiled to right; behind head, small bunch of grapes. Rogers 257. SNG Copenhagen 72. With a splendid, olive-green patina. Beautifully centered in high relief. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1065
THESSALY, Homolion. Circa 350 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 6.48 g 5). Bearded head of Philoktetes to right, wearing conical pilos as last. Rev. ΟΜΟΛ[Ι]-ΚΟΝ Serpent coiled to right. Rogers 262. SNG Copenhagen 71. Rare. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, a lovely coin with a fine dark brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4500 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1066
THESSALY, Iolkos. Mid 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.20 g 12). Head of Artemis Iolkia to right, with an earring and with her hair in a bun at the back of her head. Rev. ΙΩΛΚΙΩΝ Prow of galley Argo to left, with branch attached to the stem post. Liampi, 2005, pp. 23-40 1c (this coin. Extremely rare, one of less than half a dozen known coins from this mint. With an attractive dark patina, sharply struck and well centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1067
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 400-360 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.66 g 6). Laureate head of Zeus to right, with a short, neat beard; behind head, thunderbolt. Rev. ΚΙΕ-ΡΙΑΙ-ΟΝ /ΑΡΝΑ The nymph Arne kneeling to right on one knee, her head turned back to left, wearing drapery that leaves her nude to the waist, playing with knucklebones thrown from her right hand, held downwards behind her, and resting her left arm on her left knee. Traité IV, 510 and pl. CCLXXXIX, 23 = Pozzi 1196 (same dies) . Very rare. A coin of refined style, with a very mannered portrait of Zeus. Surfaces slightly porous, otherwise, a lovely coin of great beauty. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 30000 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 1068
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 400-360 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15mm, 2.80 g 2). Male head (probably Zeus) to right, with short beard, his hair bound with either a fillet or a wreath with very short leaves. Rev. ΚΙΕΡΙΕ[ΙΩΝ] The nymph Arne, her torso bare, kneeling right and playing knucklebones, as last. Rogers 173. SNG Copenhagen 35. Rare. Attractive dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1069
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 400-360 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.43 g 9). Laureate head of Zeus to left, with pointed, rather ‘archaic’ beard; behind head, thunderbolt. Rev. Κ-Ι Head of Arne to right, her hair bound in a sakkos. Traité IV, 514 = HN² p. 293 . Extremely rare and very well preserved. Surfaces slightly porous. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1070
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 400-360 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.10 g 9). Laureate head of Zeus to left, with long, pointed beard. Rev. ΚΙΕΡ-ΙΕΙΩΝ The nymph Arne, bare to the waist and wearing sakkos, kneeling and playing with knucklebones as last. G. Hirsch 256, 2008, 87 (same dies. An attractive, nicely struck example, with a fine dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1071
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 350 BC. Stater (Silver, 11.12 g 3). Laureate head of Zeus to right, his hair and beard abundant and curly. Rev. [ΚΙΕΡΙΕΙΩΝ] Youthful Asklepios, nude to the waist, seated to left on rocks, holding long scepter in his left hand and resting his right on his upraised right knee; to left, tree entwined by a serpent. Photiades Pacha (Hoffmann, 19 May 1890) 51 =Traité IV, 508, pl. CCLXXXIX, 21 = SNG Lewis 574 (same dies. A coin of great rarity, one of four known staters of Kierion. Nicely toned. Scratched on the reverse and with the usual die breaks and traces of corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50000 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 1072
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 350 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.46 g 3). Head of the nymph Arne to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. ΚΙΕΡΙ-ΕΙΩΝ The nymph Arne, wearing earring, necklace and full robes, kneeling right, her head turned to left, playing with knucklebones tossed from her right hand. BMC 2 = Traité IV, 511 and pl. CCXC, 1. Same dies as G. Hirsch 251, 9 May 2007, lots 619-620. Very rare. A naturally beautifully toned and very attractive example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1073
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 350 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.32 g 7). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΚΙΕΡΙ-ΕΙΩΝ The nymph Arne, playing knucklebones as last; to right, magistrate’s initial Φ. BMFA 873. SNG Copenhagen 32. Traité IV, 509. Rare. An attractive example, but with some minor marks. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1074
THESSALY, Kierion. Circa 350 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.83 g 5). Horse prancing to right. Rev. ΚΙΕΡΙΕΙ-ΩΝ Warrior (Ajax?), nude but for helmet, striding right, holding shield with his left hand and short sword with his right. SNG Copenhagen 34. Rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1075
THESSALY, Kierion. 2nd half of the 4th century BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 8.37 g 1). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΚΙΕΡΙΕΙΩΝ Zeus, nude, striding right, hurling thunderbolt from his right hand and holding eagle on his outstretched left; to right, Arne kneeling and playing with knucklebones. Rogers 178. SNG Copenhagen 37. An impressive piece struck in high relief and with fine dark brown patina. Minor scrape on Apollo’s cheek, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1076
THESSALY, Kierion. 2nd half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 1.92 g 12). Youthful head to right, wearing taenia (Apollo?) Rev. ΚΙΕΡΙ / ΕΙΩΝ above and below thunderbolt; all within laurel wreath. Apparently unpublished. A fascinating little coin, seemingly completely unknown. With a slightly off-center obverse, but with a fine, dark green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1077
THESSALY, Krannon. Circa 479-465 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.87 g 3). ΧΑ-Ν Facing bull’s head, restrained by the half-length figure of a Hero (Thessalos), in profile to left, who holds the neck of the bull with his right hand and his left horn with his left. Rev. ΚRΑ (retrograde) Head of bridled horse to left; all within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, V2/R-. Rare. Slightly rough surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1078
THESSALY, Krannon. Circa 479-465 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.55 g 9). ΧΑ-Ν Steer’s hoof. Rev. ΚRΑΝ (retrograde) Head of bridled horse to left; all within incuse. Liampi, 1996, p. 111, 1 a and pl. 5, 39 (this coin). Very rare. A fresh and sharply struck example. Die break on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1079
THESSALY. Krannon. Circa 460-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.98 g, 2 h). ΧΑ-Ν Youthful Hero (Thessalos) walking right, nude but for cloak and petasos tied over his shoulders, holding, with both hands, a band around the head of a bull rushing to right. Rev. Κ-RΑ-ΝΟ Bridled horse trotting to left, reins trailing on the ground; behind, trident; all within shallow incuse square. CNG MBS 82, 2009, 459 (same dies). Weber 2800 (same dies). Very rare, one of only a very few drachms of Krannon known). A decent and well centered coin, with the usual die break on the reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1080
THESSALY, Krannon. Circa 460-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.93 g 5). ΧΑ-Ν Youthful Hero (Thessalos) walking right, nude but for cloak and petasos tied over his shoulders, restraining the forepart of a bull rushing to right with a band held around the bull’s head. Rev. Κ-R-Α (retrograde) Forepart of bridled horse to left; behind, trident; all within incuse square. Künker 158, 2009, 195 (same dies). Moustaka 36. SNG Copenhagen 38. Rare. Deposits on the obverse field and in the recessed areas of the the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1081
THESSALY. Krannon. First half of the 4th century BC. Lot of two bronze dichalka. 1081.1 18 mm, 5.33 g, 5. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΚΡΑ Horseman wearing petasos riding right; trident below. Rogers 179. 1081.2 17.5 mm, 3.96 g, 1. Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΚΡΑΝΩΝΙ Horseman as last. CNG 195, 2008, 42 (same dies. Rogers 185 var.. Clear and attractive pieces with dark patinas. Nearly extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1082
THESSALY, Krannon. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.18 g 5). Head of Thessalos to right, wearing petasos, with, on his left, head of bridled horse to right. Rev. ΚΡΑΝΝ (retrograde) Bull butting to right, head lowered; above, trident to right; below, V. Rogers 172a var. (Atrax). Rare. An attractive piece with a black patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1083
THESSALY, Krannon. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12mm, 2.26 g 5). Heads of Thessalos and horse to right, as last, from the same die. Rev. ΚΡΑ Head and neck of bull to right, head facing front; to right, kerykeion. Apparently unpublished. Unique? A lovely coin with a fine black patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1084
THESSALY. Krannon. Circa 350-300. Lot of two bronze chalkoi. 1084.1 15 mm, 2.56 g 3. Thessalian horseman galloping right. Rev. ΚΡΑΝ Bull butting right, trident above. Rogers 187 var. SNG Copenhagen 41. 1084.2 14 mm, 2.38 g 10. Thessalian horseman galloping left. Rev. ΚΡΑΝ Bull butting right, trident and ΙΠ above. Rogers 190. Sharp and attractive with black patinas. Nearly extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1085
THESSALY, Krannon. Circa 350-300. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 4.60 g 5). Α / Ν Thessalian horseman galloping to right. Rev. ΚΡΑΝ / Α Hydria on cart with long handle to left; on cart to right, crow pecking at hydria. Rogers 193 ff. Well-struck, clear and well centered with a dark patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1086
THESSALY, Krannon. Circa 350-300. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 4.33 g 5). Thessalian rider to right, as last but with Κ in upper left. Rev. ΚΡΑ/ΝΝΟΝΙΟ Hydria on cart, similar to last, but without crow. Rogers 199 var. Clear and well centered with an attractive dark patina . Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1087
THESSALY, Krannon. 3rd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 9.05 g 9). Draped bust of Thessalos right, wearing petasos. Rev. ΚΡΑ-Ν / ΝΩΝΙΩ[Ν] Thessalian horseman galloping to right; below, monogram of ΠΛΕ. BMC 8. Rogers 202. Traité IV, 641, pl. CCXLV, 22. Well preserved and attractive with a fine dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1088
THESSALY, Krannon. 3rd century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 4.13 g 1). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΚΡΑΝΝΟΥΝΙΟΥΝ Hydria flanked by two crows on cart; below, monogram of ΠΛΕ as last. Rogers 202. Rare. Very well centered for this issue. Dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1089
THESSALY, Lamia. First half of the 4th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.79 g 11), Circa 360s/350s BC. Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕ - ΩΝ Amphora tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. Georgiou 1, 8. Jameson 1082 (this coin). SNG Copenhagen 77. Traité IV, 456, pl. CCLXXXVII, 19. Toned, clear and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1090
THESSALY, Lamia. First half of the 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 0.85 g 10), Circa 360s/350s BC. Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕ - ΩΝ Amphora tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. Georgiou 1,7. Traité IV, 459, pl. CCLXXXVII, 22. A wonderful, sharp example. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1091
THESSALY, Lamia. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 2.11 g 11). Head of the nymph Lamia to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕΩΝ Philoktetes, nude and beardless, kneeling right on one knee, shooting his bow; before him and between his leg, two fallen birds; behind, quiver. Georgiou 2, 14 var. Rogers (Malia) 388. Traité IV 461, pl. CCLXXXVII, 24. Dark green patina and very sharply struck. Minor flan crack, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 670 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1092
THESSALY, Lamia. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.10 g 7). Head of the nymph Lamia to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΛΑ / ΜΙ Philoktetes reclining left on rocks, nude but for his conical pilos, resting his left hand on the ground and scratching his back with his right; before him, quiver and bow . Georgiou 2, 12. Rogers (Malia) 385. Rare. With a fine, glossy black patina, and beautifully centered. Tiny flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1093
THESSALY, Lamia. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.46 g 12), Late 4th century. Head of Athena wearing Corinthian helmet to right, with pendant earring and necklace. Rev. ΜΑΛΙΕΩΝ Philoktetes, nude, standing right, shooting his bow at birds, one of which falls before him to right; at right below, quiver. Georgiou 2, 16. Rogers (Malia) 384. Traité IV, 462 , pl. CCXXXVII, 25. A sharp and well-struck example with a glossy dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1094
THESSALY, Lamia. Circa 300 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.67 g 9). Head of the nymph Lamia to right, wearing hair band and pendant earring. Rev. ΛΑΜΙ - ΕΩΝ Youthful Philoktetes, nude and bare-headed, seated on rocks covered by his cloak; he holds his bow and quiver with his right hand and rests it on his right knee; his left hand rests on the rock behind him. BMC 9 and pl. IV, 2 = Georgiou 2, 19 (same dies). Traité IV, 463. Extremely rare. Bright and attractive, with a wonderfully sharp obverse. Reverse slightly double-struck and with a minor edge flaw, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 21000 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 1095
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.11 g 4). Horse with head lowered, grazing to left. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ-ϞΑΙΟ-Ν Sandal of Jason to left with double-ax above; all within shallow incuse. BMC 1 = Traité I, 1411, pl. XLIII, 2. Herrmann Group I and pl. I, 2 (obverse)/3 (reverse). Jameson 2467 (this coin). Kunstfreund 143 (this coin). Extremely rare. Nicely toned but with slightly rough surfaces. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 42000 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 1096
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.61 g 4). Head of Jason to left, wearing petasos with ties under his chin. Rev. ΛΑ - [ΡΙ]-ϞΑΕ Jason’s sandal to left; all within incuse square. Herrmann Group I, p. 3 b var. (different legend). Extremely rare. Nicely toned and very well preserved. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 32000 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 1097
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Obol (Silver, 1.11 g 3). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, her hair bound with a ribbon and tied at the back. Rev. ΛΑRΙ / Ξ Jason’s sandal to left, all within incuse square. BMC 3 = Herrmann Group I, p. 4, 4 = Traité I, 1415, pl. XLIII, 6. Moustaka 171 var. Rare. Attractively toned and unusually nice. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1098
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.65 g 7). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, but with very archaic features. Rev. ΛΑ Jason’s sandal to right; all within incuse square. Herrmann Group I, pl. I, 5 var. ; SNG Copenhagen 90. Rare. A clear and attractive coin, with a striking obverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1099
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.91 g 3). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, similar to the last, but with drop earring. Rev. Λ - Α - R - Ι in incuse square. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2700 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
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