nomos 4
10 May 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 1100
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.37 g). Petasos (the hat of Jason) Rev. Λ - Α - R - Ι (retrograde and partially reversed) within shallow inscuse square. Apparently unpublished, but for a similar piece, see CNG MBS 81, 2009, 402. Extremely rare. Slightly rough surfaces but, otherwise, clear, lightly toned and well centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1101
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.69 g 10). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, with ribbon and with her hair bound at the back. Rev. Λ - Α - R - Ι Quadripartite incuse square with letter in each quarter. Apparently unpublished, save for Lanz 97, 22 May 2000, 217. Very rare. Bold and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 1102
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 479-465 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.42 g 1). Horseman, wearing petasos and chlamys and holding three spears, riding slowly to right. Rev. Λ - ΑRΙ -Ϟ Α The nymph Larissa seated right on backless throne, raising left hand and holding phiale in her right; below throne, cista. Herrmann Group II. SNG Copenhagen 91 var. Traité IV, 650. pl. CCXCVI, 8 var. A lovely, toned example. Some areas of flatness. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1103
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.89 g 6). Bull’s head and neck, as last; but, behind, half figure of hero to left, grasping bull by the horns; above, lotus flower. Rev. Λ - ΑR - Ι Head of bridled horse to right; all within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, IA, 1c and pl. 4, 1 (this coin). Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1104
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.93 g 12). Forepart of bull to left, grazing with head turned back to right. Rev. ΛΑ Head of bridled horse to right in incuse square. Liampi, 1996, IA, 8 (same dies). SNG Copenhagen 96. An attractive example, unusually well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1105
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.98 g 11). Head and neck of bull to left, head facing front. Rev. ΛΑ Head of bridled horse to right within incuse square. Herrmann Group III. Liampi 1996, IA, 15b, pl. 4, 26 (this coin, but weight and die axis incorrect). Toned and attractive. Tiny scrape on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1106
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.98 g 6). Head and neck of bull, similar to the last; above, dolphin swimming left. Rev. ΛΑ Head of bridled horse to right, within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, IA, 16a, pl. 4, 31 (this coin). A finely toned, sharp piece, nicely struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1107
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.43 g 9). Bull’s hoof. Rev. Λ - Α Head of bridled horse to left; all within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, Group II, 2 (same dies). Rare. Toned, boldly struck, sharp and unusually attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1108
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.36 g 12). Youth, nude but for cloak over his shoulders and petasos hanging from a cord around his neck, holding a band in both his hands around the head of a bull rushing to right. Rev. Λ - Α - R - Ι Bridled horse to left within incuse square. Herrmann Group III B, pl. I, 21(same dies). Lorber 2008, pl. 41, 9. A lovely piece with a dark patina as found. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 1109
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.97 g 3). Hero, wearing cloak and petasos over his shoulders, wrestling bull as last. Rev. ΛΑ - R - Ι Horse with trailing reins prancing to right; all within incuse square. Herrmann Group IIIA. Lorber 2008, pl. 41, 10. Traité IV, 645, pl. CCXCVI, 3. Toned and clear. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1110
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.01 g, 11 h). Hero holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull to right. Rev. ΛΑ - R - Ι Forepart of bridled horse rushing to right, with trailing rein; all within incuse square. Herrmann III B, pl, I, 23. Lorber 2008, pl. 41, 12. Slightly rough surfaces but, otherwise, a sharp and attractive coin. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1111
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.99 g 6). Horse walking to right. Rev. Λ - Α Nymph, Larissa, striding to left, her right hand raised and her left lowered, bouncing a ball in the field before her to left. Herrmann Group IIb, pl. I, 16 (same dies). Traité IV 654 var. Very rare. An attractive, well centered piece. Lightly toned and slightly rough. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1112
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.88 g 9). Horse walking to right; above, lion’s head with open jaws to right. Rev. Λ - ΑRΙ Nymph, Larissa, walking to right, balancing a hydria on her raised left knee; behind her, fountain spout in the form of a lion’s head to right, from which water pours. Herrmann Group IIb, pl. I, 15. SNG Copenhagen 92. Nicely centered, but with a few minor marks and with slightly rough surfaces. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 15000 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1113
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.50 g 5). Ο - Ϟ Horseman, wearing petasos and chlamys and carrying two spears, riding horse walking to left. Rev. ΛΑRΙϞ Α (retrograde The nymph Larissa seated left, on a chair with a curve-topped back, holding mirror in her left hand and raising her right hand towards her face. Herrmann III D/E, pl. II, 13. Traité IV, 676, pl. CCXCVII, 9 (but with Ϟ in the legend, not Σ). A lovely coin with an even grey tone. Minor die flaw on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 15000 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1114
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.87 g 10). Ο - Ϟ Horse trotting to right. Rev. ΛΑRΙϞ Α (retrograde The nymph Larissa, standing facing, holding her veil with her upraised hands; at her feet to right, hydria. Herrmann F/G IIIβ IV. Traité IV, 684, pl. CCXCVII, 17. Rare. Nicely toned. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1115
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Obol (Silver, 1.02 g 10). Ο - Ϟ Horse trotting to right. Rev. ΛΑRΙϞ Α (retrograde The nymph Larissa seated left, on a hydria with its mouth to right and one side handle facing the viewer, with her hands on her knees, apparently kicking a ball that is to her left on the ground. Herrmann F/G IIIβ VII. Traité IV -. Rare and with a lovely reverse. Minor die break on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 14000 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1116
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 440-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 3). Horse walking to right; above, eight-pointed star; below, plant. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ On left, Asklepios standing right, bearded and wearing long robes, leaning on long staff held in his left hand and, from a phiale held in his right hand, feeding a snake, on the right, coiling to left within a bank of reeds; all within a shallow incuse square. BMC 45. Herrmann F/G IIIβ VIII. Traité IV 691 and pl. CCXCVII, 25. Rare. Toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1117
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 440-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.97 g 2). Bridled horse prancing to right Rev. ΛΑ - ΡΙ Nymph Larissa standing right, her left leg raised and resting on the top of the rho of the legend, leaning down and tying her left shoe; to right, hydria; all within incuse square. BMC 44. Herrmann -. Traité IV 686, pl. CCXCVII, 19. Rare. Attractive and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Estimate: 425 CHF
Lot 1118
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 440-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 1.04 g 3). Horse walking to left. Rev. Λ - Α / Ρ - Ι The nymph Larissa striding to left, her left hand at her waist and her right hand raised, bouncing a ball in the field before her. Herrmann F/G IIIβ I, pl. III, 12 var. Cf. Traité IV, 682, but of later style. Rare. Lightly toned and with a vigorous and well-modelled figure of Larissa. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1119
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 450-430. Obol (Silver, 0.63 g 5). Head of Jason wearing petasos to right. Rev. ΛΑ - Ρ Petasos and kerykeion; all within incuse square. CNG Electronic Auction 170, 2007, 42 (this coin). Apparently unique. Some dark deposits and surface roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1120
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 440-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.10 g 5). Small, round shield, with dotted border, bearing as a device a bull’s hoof to right; all within an outer dotted border. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Diademed bust of Asklepios to right, wearing long beard and with slight drapery over his chest; before him, snake turned to right. Herrmann F/G IIIβ II, II and pl. III, 15 var (there a horse’s hoof). Traité 690 and pl. CCXCVII, 23. A wonderful piece, very rare, toned and with a magnificent head of Asklepios. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 1121
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 0.99 g 6). Head of a horned and bearded river-god facing front. Rev. Λ - Α Head of the nymph Larissa to right, her hair bound up at the back; all within an incuse square. Apparently unique and unpublished. Lightly toned but with corroded surfaces. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1122
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 440-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.02 g 12). Thessalos, nude but for cloak over his shoulders and petasos hanging from a cord around his neck, holding a band in both his hands around the head of a bull rushing to right. Rev. ΛΑ / ΡΙΣ (partially retrograde) Bridled horse, with dangling rein, galloping right; all within incuse square. BMC 16. Herrmann -, but Group III. Lorber 2008, p. 42, 43. SNG Copenhagen 99 (same dies). Nicely toned with a dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1123
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.08 g 12). Thessalos, with petasos and cloak over his shoulders, striding left, holding a rushing bull with a band around its horns; to left, branch; on ground line below, plant; in exergue, ΤΟ. Rev. ΛΑ / Ρ / ΙΣΑΙ (partially retrograde) Bridled horse, with dangling rein, galloping right; all within incuse square. BMC 17. Herrmann Group III, pl II, 2. Lorber 2008, pl. 42, 42. Traité IV, 659, pl. CCXCVI, 16 (same dies). An attractive example, nicely toned, but with a slightly rough surface. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1124
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.02 g 3). Thessalos restraining rushing forepart of a bull to right; below, ΟΠ. Rev. Α-Λ / ΡΙ Forepart of bridled horse galloping to right; below, Jason’s sandal to right; all within shallow incuse square. Lorber 2008, 15, pl. 42, 30. Herrmann Group III Series E. Rare, well centered and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1125
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 440-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.10 g 6). Thessalos, with cloak over his shoulders, striding left, holding a rushing bull with a band around its horns; below, petasos, falling to the ground. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ / ΣΑΙΟΝ (partially retrograde) Bridled horse with trailing rein galloping to right; all within shallow incuse circle. Herrmann III E, pl. II, 7. Lorber 2008, pl. 43, 55. Traité 660, pl. CCXCVI 17 (same dies). Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1126
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.27 g 5). Thessalos to right, holding a band around the head of bull, which he has wrestled nearly down to the ground. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ / ΣΑΙ (partially retrograde) Bridled horse, with trailing rein, galloping to right. BMFA 891 (same dies). Herrmann Group III, pl. IV, 2. Lorber 2008, pl. 43, 58 . Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1127
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.15 g 3). Thessalos wrestling collapsing bull, as last but to left. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ / Σ / ΑΙ (partially retrograde) Bridled horse, with trailing rein, galloping to right. Herrmann Group III K, pl. IV, 1. Lorber 2008, pl. 43, 57. SNG Copenhagen 113. Mottled toning. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
Lot 1128
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.16 g 12). Thessalos, with cloak and petasos over his shoulders, leaping left, both feet off the ground, holding a rushing bull by a band around its head. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ / ΣΑΙΑ Bridled horse with trailing rein galloping to right; all within shallow incuse square. Herrmann Group III H, pl. III, 21. Lorber 2008, pl. 43, 52. A lovely coin, a remarkably fine example, beautifully toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1129
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.12 g 12). Thessalos, with petasos and cloak over his shoulders, striding right, holding a band around the head of a rushing bull. Rev. ΛΑΡ - [Ι] / Σ - Α Bridled horse trotting to right, with curly tail; all within shallow incuse square. Herrmann -. Lorber 2008, pl. 42, 45 . Rare. A lovely piece, nicely toned and well struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 16000 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1130
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.11 g 12). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, her hair bound in a plain sakkos. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - ΣΑΙ - Α Youth, Thessalos, wearing petasos and chlamys, standing right, restraining a bridled horse rushing to right; all within shallow incuse square. BMC 52. Herrmann pl. IV, 4. Lorber 2008, pl. 43, 61. Traité IV, 692, pl. CCXCVIII, 1. An attractive piece, toned and of lovely style. A particularly elegant coin. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 42000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1131
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.07 g 3). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, wearing pendant earring and with her hair in a sakkos. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑ / Ι - Α Bridled horse prancing to right, with loose rein. Herrmann pl. IV, 10 (same dies). Lorber 2008, pl. 43, 65. Traité IV 695, pl. CCXCVIII, 5 (same dies) . A lovely coin, nicely toned, in good silver and on a full flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 22000 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 1132
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.00 g 2). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, wearing pendant earring and with her hair in a sakkos. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑ / Ι - Α Bridled horse prancing to left, with loose rein. Herrmann pl. IV, 13 (same dies). Lorber 2008, pl. 43, 66. Traité IV 695, pl. CCXCVIII, 6 (same dies) . Of excellent style and nicely toned. Some minor scratches and marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1133
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 370-360 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.10 g 12). ΛΑΡΙΣΑ Head of the nymph Larissa to right, her hair bound at the top of her head, wearing triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡ - Ι- ΣΑΙ - ΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right, tail in a curl; below, in very small letters, ΕΠΙ. Lorber 2008, pl. 45, 100 var. Extremely rare and of superb style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 42000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1134
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 370-360 BC, or slightly later. Drachm (Silver, 6.17 g 11). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, wearing triple-pendent earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - ΣΑΙ - ΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right, his tail curled. Herrmann Group V, pl. IV, 16 var. Lorber 2008, pl. 45, 100. Very rare. An attractive, clear example, but with a minor die break on the obverse and a slightly double-struck reverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1135
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 370-360 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.03 g 1). ΑΛΕΥ Head of Aleuas. three-quarter facing to left, wearing a conical helmet, ornamented with wings and ear flaps, and held on his head by a cord tied below his chin; to right, bipennis. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙΑ - ΕΛΛΑ Eagle, with closed wings and head turned back to right, standing left on thunderbolt. BMC 12 = Traité IV, 699, pl. CCXCVIII, 11. Gulbenkian 473 = Jameson 2469. Herrmann Group VIII, pl. VII, 11. Lorber 2008, p. 45, 94. Extremely rare. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 36000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1136
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 365-356 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.17 g 3). ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙΟΝ Bull rushing to right. Rev. Thessalian horseman, Thessalos, wearing petasos, cloak and tunic, galloping to right. Herrmann pl. IV, 17. Lorber 2008, pl. 46, 101. SNG Copenhagen 118. A superb coin of wonderful quality, fresh and sharp. Slightly double struck on the obverse, otherwise , good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 26000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1137
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.07 g 6). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, wearing a single-pendent earring and with her hair rolled and bound with a thin ribbon. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse standing with lowered head to left, about to roll over; beneath horse’s belly, plant, in exergue, ΠΛΕ[Ι]. Herrmann Group IVb, pl.IV, 9 (same obverse die). McClean 4609. Very rare. Struck on a tight flan with some minor marks. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1138
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.11 g 3). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, wearing a single-pendent earring and with her hair rolled and bound with a thin ribbon. Rev. [ΛΑΡ]Ι Half-length and bearded bust of Asklepios to right, drapery over his left shoulder and around his waist, his left hand raised, holding a sickle. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare. Corroded surfaces and with minor marks on the obverse, Very fine.
Hammer Price: 4500 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1139
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.05 g 4). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing, turned slightly to left, wearing hair band and plain necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse with straight legs grazing to left. Lorber, 1992 30 = Lorber, Early O1/R2. Rare. Nicely centered, die break on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1140
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.04 g 10). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing, turned slightly to left, wearing hair band. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse with straight legs standing right, feeding on pile of hay. Lorber, 1992 41.2 = Lorber, Early O14/R2 e (this coin) . A lovely coin with a dramatic portrait of Larissa, her eyes fully open and staring at the viewer. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1141
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.09 g 2). Head of the nymph Larissa facing and turned slightly to the left with her eyes wide open, with ampyx inscribed ΓΕΥ binding her flowing hair and with ΑΙ above her head, wearing drop-earring hanging from her left ear, plain necklace, and with her right shoulder raised so that the button on her chiton is visible. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ Horse with bent legs crouching to right, bukranion brand mark barely visible on flank. Lorber 1992, 20.1 a = Lorber, Early O34/R1 b (this coin). A spectacular coin with an obverse of great power and beauty. Lightly toned. Minor edge break on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1142
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.03 g 4). Facing head of nymph Larissa, turned slightly to the right, with ampyx, drop earrings, and necklace with central bead. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ Horse with straight legs feeding to right. Lorber 1992 25.1 = Lorber, Early O53/R1d (this coin). A noble and attractive head of Larissa. Some vague traces of corrosion and with a minor obverse die break, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 475 CHF
Lot 1143
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.93 g 10), Simos. Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to right, wearing ampyx. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse with straight legs feeding to right; below, in tiny letters, ΣΙΜΟ. Lorber 1992 43 (reverse) / 44 (obverse) = Lorber, Early O59/R2 a (this coin). Rare, elegant and nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Estimate: 425 CHF
Lot 1144
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Lot of two silver drachms. 1144.1 5.93 g, 6. Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to right.Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse with straight legs grazing to right. Lorber, 1992 -. Lorber, Early O65/R1a (this coin). 1144.2. 5.97 g, 6. Similar to the preceding Lorber, Early O88/R2.. Nearly extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 550 CHF
Lot 1145
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.85 g 3). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to right and wearing ampyx; to left and right, dolphin swimming downwards. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse with straight legs grazing to right. Lorber 1992 63 = Lorber, Early O95/R1 a (this coin). Rare. With an unusual head of Larissa, flanked by dolphins in the manner of Syracuse. Lovely metal and surfaces, attractive toning, but the reverse slightly off-center with the horse’s head off the flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1146
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.17 g, 1 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the right and wearing an ampyx. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse feeding to right. Lorber, 1992 67 = Lorber, Early O101/R3. Attractive and well centered. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1147
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.97 g 10). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing ampyx. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ Horse grazing to right with straight legs. Lorber, 1992 74 = Lorber, Early O115/R6. Toned and well centered, but lightly struck and with a virtually imperceptible gouge on the horse’s right hind leg. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1148
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.10 g 9). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑ[Ι] Horse grazing to right with straight legs. Lorber, 1992 87 = Lorber, Early O132/R4a (this coin). With a head of splendid style. Porous and with some die rust on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1149
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 380-365 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.00 g 3). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to right, wearing ampyx, pendant earring and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ -ΣΑΙΩΝ Horse crouching to left, about to roll over. Lorber,Middle. Series 1. Type A, O1/R5. A toned and attractive piece. Some minor die rust, and some slight double striking on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1150
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 380-365 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.13 g 6). Head of nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, earring and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙΩΝ Horse grazing to right, with straight legs; below, bukranion. Lorber, Middle. Series 2. Type B, O5/R1a (this coin). Very rare. A lovely coin, toned and of fine style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 1151
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 380-365 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.06 g 11). Head of nymph Larissa facing, head turned slightly to left, wearing ampyx, earring and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑ-Ρ -ΙΣΑ Hero Thessalos wearing petasos and chlamys, standing right, left foot raised, restraining bridled horse moving right. Lorber, Middle. Series III O1/R4. An interesting reverse type, harking back to 5th century types. Some die rust on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4500 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1152
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 380-365 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.99 g 10). Head of nymph Larissa facing, head turned slightly to left, wearing circlet with grain ears, triple-pendant earring and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑ-Ρ -ΙΣΑΙΩΝ Helmeted and armored cavalryman riding prancing horse to right, holding goad in his right hand. Lorber, Middle. Series V, O1/R1. A lovely coin, nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 20000 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 1153
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 380-365 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.05 g 12). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to left, wearing ampyx and triple-pendant earring. Rev. [ΛΑΡΙ] / ΣΑΙΩΝ Mare and foal standing right, with straight legs. Lorber, Middle. Series VII, Type C, O17/1. Toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1154
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.04 g 5). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Horse to right, preparing to roll over. Hermann pl. V, 5 var. Lorber, 2008 34 var. Sharp and most attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1155
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.15 g 11). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx and triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Horse to right, preparing to roll over. Lorber, 2008 38 ff. A lovely example, toned and with good surfaces. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1156
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.20 g 12). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Horse to right, preparing to roll over; below, plant. Herrmann pl. V, 12. Lorber, 2008 61. Attractive, sharp and nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 675 CHF
Lot 1157
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.10 g, 2 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Horse to right, preparing to roll over; below, horizontal trident-head to left. Herrmann pl. V, 14. Lorber 2008, 115 var. Very rare. Sharp and well struck. Extremely fine, the reverse better.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1158
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Stater (Silver, 12.06 g 12). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Horse crouching to right, preparing to roll. Cf. BMFA 896 = Herrmann pl. V, 3 = Lorber,Staters Type I, O1/R1 a (the Boston example) but our piece is apparently unpublished and from different dies. Extremely rare, apparently the second and finest known example with a crouching horse reverse. Some corrosion on the edge, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 65000 CHF
Estimate: 7500 CHF
Lot 1159
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Stater (Silver, 12.27 g 6). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - Σ / [Α]ΙΩ[Ν] Bridled horse trotting to right, with curly tail. Lorber, 2008 67 = Lorber, StatersSeries A, O2/R3 b (this coin). A lovely, bold piece. Unusually well-struck and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 26000 CHF
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Lot 1160
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Stater (Silver, 12.30 g 12). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - Σ / ΑΙΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right, with curly tail. Lorber, Staters Series A, O6/R1. A lovely, toned, sharp example, struck in good silver and very pretty. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 28000 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Lot 1161
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Stater (Silver, 12.18 g, 1 h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - [Σ]ΑΙΩ[Ν] Bridled horse trotting to right, with curly tail. Lorber, Staters Series B, O11/R? (not listed). An attractive piece with a beautiful head of Larissa. Lightly toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 15000 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 1162
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 344-337 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.39 g 1). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡ - ΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys and holding staff, riding cantering horse to right. Herrmann pl. VI, 1. SNG Copenhagen 134. Rare and unusually attractive. Nicely toned but the reverse is somewhat corroded, otherwise, extremely fine.

Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1163
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 344-337 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.80 g 11). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Horse feeding to right, with straight legs. Herrmann Group VII, pl. V, 19. SNG Copenhagen 135. An outstanding example, rare, toned, and very well preserved. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1164
THESSALY, Larissa. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 4.45 g 9). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, wearing pendant earring and plain necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡ - ΙΣ Laureate bust of Asklepios to right with snake rising before him. Rogers 305. SNG Copenhagen 146. Very rare. Attractive dark brown patina and of excellent style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1165
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 390s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14.5mm, 2.66 g 11). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, wearing pendant earring. Rev. ΛΑΡ - ΙΣΑΙ - ΩΝ Horse prancing to right, with curly tail. Demetriadi 2004, pl. 3, 27 (same dies). Rogers -. Extremely rare, one of very few examples known. Fine dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1166
THESSALY, Larissa. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 6.30 g 12). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, wearing a grain wreath, double-pendant earring, simple necklace and with her hair tied into a bun at the back. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - Σ - ΑΙΩΝ (last letters retrograde) Armored horseman wearing crested Phrygian helmet riding right, holding couched lance. Rogers -. Apparently unpublished. An attractive and stylish coin with a fine brown patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Estimate: 325 CHF
Lot 1167
THESSALY. Larissa. First half of the 4th century BC. Lot of two bronze dichalka. 1167.1 17 mm, 4.47 g, 12. Head of the nymph Larissa to left. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - ΣΑΙΩΝ starting in the exergueHorse crouching to right. Rogers -. 1167.2 17 mm, 4.37 g, 12. Head of the nymph Larissa to right. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - ΣΑΙΩΝ starting in the exergue Horse crouching to right. Rogers 288.. Both with attractive olive-green patinas. Good very fine (2).
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1168
THESSALY, Larissa. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 3.88 g 1). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to left, wearing ampyx. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - ΣΑΙΩΝ (starting in the exergue) Horse crouching to left, preparing to roll. Rogers 283 var. Dark, reddish-brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1169
THESSALY. Larissa. First half of the 4th century BC. Lot of two bronze tetrachalka. 1169.1 21 mm, 8.90 g 1. Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to left. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - Σ - ΑΙΩΝ (last letters retrograde) Bridled horse trotting right, grain ear below. Rogers 272. 1169.2. 19mm, 9.52 g 1. As last, but with bukranion below on reverse. Rogers 276. . Both unusually nice with dark patinas. About extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1170
THESSALY, Larissa. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 4.34 g 6). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to left, wearing ampyx and pearl earring. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣ - ΑΙΩΝ Horse crouching to right, preparing to roll; below, double-headed ax to right. Rogers 282a. A coin of good style and with a fine, glossy dark patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1250 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1171
THESSALY. Larissa. Later 4th/3rd Century BC. Lot of three coins: one bronze dichalkon and two bronze chalkoi. 1171.1 18 mm, 5.35 g 7. Head of the nymph Larissa facing, slightly to left. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙΩΝ Cavalryman wearing Boiotian helmet on horseback to right, ΔΑ monogram below. Rogers 285. 1171.2 15 mm, 2.74 g 12. Head of Larissa to right. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙΩΝ Horse crouching to left. Rogers 297 var. 1171.3 14 mm, 2.46 g 7. Head of Larissa to left. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙΩΝ Horse crouching to right. Rogers 304. Dark patinas. Good very fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1172
THESSALY. Larissa. 2nd Century BC. Lot of two bronze coins, a tetrachalkon and a dichalkon. 1172.1 20 mm, 8.33 g 2. Head of Larissa to right; behind head, monogram; on neck, countermark of a helmet in an oval surround. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ-ΣΑΙΩΝ Armored horseman wearing spiked helmet galloping right. Rogers 309. 1172.2 16 mm, 3.41 g 9. Head of Larissa to right; behind head, monogram. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ -ΣΑΙΩΝ Armored horseman wearing spiked helmet galloping right. Rogers 293a.. Both with dark patinas. Nearly extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1173
THESSALY, Larissa. 2nd Century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 9.12 g 2). Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind head, uncertain monogram. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑ[Ι] - ΩΝ Artemis standing right, holding bow with her outstretched left hand and drawing arrow from her quiver with her left; to right, indistinct Μ-shaped monogram. Rogers 306. A bold piece with a dark olive patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1174
THESSALY. Larissa. 2nd Century BC. Lot of two bronze coins, a tetrachalkon and a chalkous. 1174.1 20 mm, 7.04 g 12. Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - ΣΑΙΩΝ Artemis shooting arrow to right; to right, ΥΦ monogram. Rogers 308.1174.2 15 mm, 3.06 g 1. Head of Larissa to right. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ - ΩΝ Apollo shooting arrow to right; to right, Rogers -, apparently unpublished. Attractive and clear with nice dark patinas. Minor scratches on the reverse of the first piece, otherwise, Good very fine (2).
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1175
THESSALY, Larissa Kremaste. Early 4th Century. Trichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 6.40 g 11). Bare head of Achilles to right. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Thetis seated left on hippocamp, holding shield of Achilles with his monogram of ΑΧ. C. Heyman, Achille-Alexandre sur les monnaies de Larissa Cremaste en Thessalie, Studia Hellenistica 16 (Peremans Festschrift), Brussels 1968, p. 116, 2. Moustaka 152 var. Rogers 312. SNG Munich 91 var. A rare variant with the head of Achilles to right. Fine light olive-green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2700 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1176
THESSALY, Larissa Kremaste. Circa 302-286 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.22 g 9). Laureate head of the nymph Larissa to left, with necklace and earring; to left and right of neck, in small letters, Ι Π. Rev. ΛΑΡ[Ι] Harpa to right; within olive wreath with ties to left. Moustaka 166. Rogers 319. SNG Munich 94. Dark black and red patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 375 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1177
THESSALY, Larissa Kremaste. Circa 302-286 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 4.73 g 5). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, wearing pendant earring and with her hair in a braid rolled around her head. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Perseus, nude but for cloak over his shoulders, standing facing, holding harpa in his right hand and the head of the Medusa in his left. Moustaka 165. Rogers 321. SNG Munich 95. Extremely rare. Dark, reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
Lot 1178
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 171-169 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 2.30 g 5). Bust of Artemis to right, her hair tied in a bun at the back and with bow and quiver over her shoulder Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗ / ΤΩΝ Prow of galley to right; to right, monogram of ΑΧ. Furtwängler, Emission C, 6a (this coin). SNG Copenhagen 155. SNG Munich 96. Rare. Nicely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1179
THESSALY, Magnetes. After c 167 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 9.36 g 9). Laureate head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩ-Ν The centaur Chiron moving right, holding branch over his left shoulder; below, monogram of ΔΗ and (here off the flan) wheat ear in exergue. Furtwängler, Series III. Rogers 346. SNG Munich 98. Bold and attractive with a dark, glossy patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1180
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 150-130 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 5.37 g 6). Bearded and diademed head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗ ΤΩΝ Galley prow to right. Furtwängler, Series IXa. Rogers 348. Bold and nicely struck. Black patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1181
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 150-130 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 7.20 g 12). Diademed and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗ - ΤΩΝ Galley prow to right with owl standing right on ram. Rogers 352. Bold and with a dark, glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1182
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 150-130 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 4.63 g 7). Laureate head of Apollo to left. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Artemis striding to right, holding torch; to left, monogram of ΔΗ. Furtwängler, Series II. Rogers 327. Attractive brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1183
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 150-130 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 2.47 g 1). Bust of Artemis to right, her hair in a bun at the back; at her shoulder, quiver. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Poseidon, nude, standing left, holding dolphin in his right hand and trident with his left; to left, palm branch. Furtwängler, Series IV. Rogers 331. Nice dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1184
THESSALY, Magnetes. Later 2nd century BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 6.54 g 12), Leon. Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind head, in small letters, ΛΕΟΝΤΟΣ. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗ - ΤΩΝ The centaur Chiron striding right, holding branch over his left shoulder; to right, eight-pointed star. Furtwängler, Series XVb. Rogers 337 var. (possibly the same obverse die but with the inscription off the flan). A rare variety. Dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1185
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 1st century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 3.95 g 1). Bust of Artemis to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace, and with a quiver over her shoulder. Rev. ΜΑΓ- ΝΗ - ΤΩΝ Galley prow to right. Furtwängler, Series XVII. Rogers 328. Dark olive-green and brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1186
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 140-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.31 g 6). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΜΑ]ΓΝΗΤΩ[Ν Artemis, wearing hunting costume, with quiver over her shoulder and holding bow in her right hand, seated right on galley prow; to right, dolphin swimming downwards; above, monogram of ΩΜΥ. Furtwängler, Emission F. Very rare. A lovely example, beautifully toned and in exceptionally fine condition. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1187
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 140-130 BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.18 g 1). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ Artemis, wearing hunting costume, with quiver over her shoulder and holding bow in her right hand, seated left on galley prow; to left, dolphin swimming downwards; above, monogram of ΩΜΥ. Apparently unpublished, but cf. Furtwängler, Emission F. Very rare. A lovely coin, lightly toned. Some minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8000 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1188
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 47-44 BC. Drachm (Silver, 3.41 g 12). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗ - ΤΩΝ / [Η]ΓΗΣΑΝΔΡΟ Artemis, holding bow in her right hand, seated left on galley prow to left. Furtwängler, Emission G. SNG Copenhagen 154. SNG Munich 97. Clear, toned and relatively well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1189
THESSALY, Magnetes. Circa 30-27 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 5.02 g 12). Laureate head of Asklepios to right. Rev. ΜΑΓΝ - ΗΤΩΝ Asklepios seated left on throne, holding staff in his left hand and extending phiale with his right hand to feed snake coiled before him. Rogers 354 and fig. 177 (same dies). Brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1190
THESSALY, Magnetes. Time of Nero. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 4.83 g 7). ΜΑΓΝ - ΗΤωΝ Draped bust of Asklepios to right. Rev. Asklepios seated left on backless throne; holding staff in his left hand and caressing serpent with his right. Rogers 356. Dark patina. Boldly struck obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1191
THESSALY, Magnetes. Nero. 54-68. Diassarion (Bronze, 26mm, 8.57 g 6), Circa 63-68. ΝΕΡωΝ ΚΑΙCAP Laureate head of Nero to right. Rev. CΕΒΑCΤΟC ΜΑΓΝΗΤωΝ Radiate head of Nero to right. RPC I 1424. Boldly struck but with areas of flatness. Black patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1192
THESSALY, Magnetes. Perhaps Antonine. 2nd Century AD. Semis (Bronze, 14mm, 3.42 g 6). Centaur Chiron walking to right, holding lyre. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤωΝ / [ΑΡ]Γω The galley Argo with three rowers to right. Moustaka 188 this coin, but dated to the 1st century AD. Extremely rare, an interesting little coin with a dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1193
THESSALY, Magnetes. Septimius Severus. 193-211. Assarion (Bronze, 20mm, 5.46 g 12). .....ϹϵVΗΡΟC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤωΝ ΑΚΡΑΙΟϹ Zeus Akraios standing facing, head turned to right, holding long staff in his right hand and thunderbolt in his left. Rogers 369 (same dies. Very rare. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1194
THESSALY, Magnetes. Elagabalus. 218-222. Three Assaria (Bronze, 22mm, 7.76 g 6). ΑΥ•Κ•Μ•ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤΩΝΙΝΟC Laureate bust of Elagabalus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩ - Ν / ΧεΙΡΩΝ The centaur Chiron galloping to right, raising his right hand and holding a palm branch over his left shoulder with his left; above Chiron’s back, Γ (= 3); below his forelegs, lyre. Moustaka 189 (this coin, identified as Elagabalus but erroneously given the dates of the sole reign of Caracalla. A remarkably well preserved coin with a fine brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1195
THESSALY, Meliboia. Circa 352-344 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 7.98 g 11). Head of nymph to right, wearing earring. Rev. Μ]ΕΛΙΒΟΕΩΝ Bunch of grapes bound to and encircled by an ivy wreath. Helly 2004 pl. 3, 24 (but ascribed to Eurymenai) = SNG Copenhagen 249 (but ascribed to Rhizos). Rogers -. Extremely rare, the only example known with a readable inscription, thus allowing a proper attribution. Obverse weakly struck, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1196
THESSALY, Meliboia. Circa 352-344 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 5.43 g 5). Head of the nymph Meliboeia facing, turned slight to left, and with her hair entwined with bunches of grapes. Rev. ΜΕΛΙΒΟΕΩ[Ν] Two bunches of grapes on branch. Helly 2004 pl. 2, 16. Rogers 390. SNG Munich 112. Rare. Dark patina, but with some pitting on the obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1197
THESSALY, Meliboia. Circa 352-344 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 1.92 g 3). Head of the nymph Meliboeia to right, her hair tied in a bun at the back and wearing an earring; behind neck, Λ. Rev. ΜΕ - ΛΙ Bunch of grapes. Rogers 392 var. Extremely rare with this letter on obverse. A lovely coin with a fine, dark brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1198
THESSALY, Melitaia. First half of the 4th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.03 g 6). Laureate head of Zeus to right, his hair and mustache finely trimmed. Rev. Μ-Ε-Λ Forepart of a bull to right, his head slightly facing; all within an oak wreath with acorns. Cf. Traité IV, 470 and pl. CCLXXXVIII, 7 (a drachm with a head of Zeus and the reverse of a bull, surely by the same die cutter). Unique, a coin of great beauty and significance. Toned and of splendid early 4th century style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
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