nomos 4
10 May 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 1199
THESSALY, Melitaia. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 2.14 g 7). Laureate head of Zeus to left; behind, thunderbolt. Rev. Μ - E /Λ - Ι Bee with spread wings. Rogers 398. Traité 473, pl. CCLXXXVIII, 10 (thunderbolt on obverse unnoted but visible on the plate). A superb coin with a splendid, glossy, deep green patina. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1200
THESSALY, Methylion. Circa 465-460 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.64 g 1). Forepart of a horse to left. Rev. ΜΕ - ΘV Barley grain in opening pod. Unpublished, but cf. Heyman 1 var, (drachm). Extremely rare, the second and finest known example. Boldly struck. Minor scrape on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Lot 1201
THESSALY, Methylion. Circa 465-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.76 g 10). Horse’s head to left. Rev. ΜΕ - ΘV Barley grain in opening pod. Unpublished, save for its appearance at auction. Extremely rare, the finest of three examples known. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1202
THESSALY, Methylion. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12mm, 1.76 g 11). Μ - Ε - Θ - Y(partially retrograde) Grain in husk upwards. Rev. ΜΕ -ΝΕΚ - ΡΑ -[ΤΟΥΣ](partially retrograde) Ram standing to right. Franke, 1960, p. 1-2 var. (different placement of legend). A coin of great rarity, less than 10 examples are known. A fine piece, with a clear inscription. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1203
THESSALY, Methylion. First half of the 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 1.13 g 6). Youthful head to right (Apollo or a nymph?), with short, wavy hair and wearing diadem; behind head, pellet. Rev. ΜΕΘΥΛΙ / ΕΙΩΝ Female figure (Hera or a nymph?) wearing long robes, seated right on high-backed throne, holding long staff in her right hand and resting her left on the neck of a cow standing right behind her. Heyman -, and apparently unpublished. Extremely rare, especially so clear and legible. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1204
THESSALY, Methylion. First half of the 4th century BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 6.43 g 2). Youthful male head to right, with closely cropped hair. Rev. ΜΕΘΥΛΙΕΩΝ Horseman, with cloak flying behind him and couched lance, galloping to right; below, Α; below to right, Athena Promachos to right with uncertain monogram before her. Heyman 7 = Rogers 403 = Traité IV 505 and pl. CCLXXXIX, 18 (but alpha underneath horse not cited ). Rare. A solid, bold coin with all details clear. Dark brownish-green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 425 CHF
Lot 1205
THESSALY, Metropolis. Circa early 4th century BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.34 g 10). Head of Aphrodite Kastnia facing, turned slightly to left, wearing earring, pearl necklace and with a ‘melon’ hair style; to left, dove flying upwards; to right, Eros flying upwards to crown her. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ - ΛΙΤΩΝ Apollo Musegetes, wearing long robes, walking to right, holding a lyre with his left hand and playing it with his right. BMC 2 = Traité IV, 521, pl. CCXC, 10. Moustaka 74. A clear and attractive coin, remarkably well preserved and lightly toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 700 CHF
Lot 1206
THESSALY, Metropolis. Circa early 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 0.85 g 12). Head of horned and bearded river god facing. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ Dionysos, bearded and in full robes, seated left on a wine krater, holding his thyrsos in his right hand and resting his left on his seat; behind him, vines. BMC 1 = Traité IV, 522, pl. CCXC 11. Jameson 1098. Moustaka 97. Very rare. With an astonishingly fine head of a river god, showing his full and powerful character. Surfaces slightly rough, otherwise, Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1207
THESSALY, Metropolis. Circa early 4th century BC. Triobol (Silver, 2.27 g 12). Head of Aphrodite Kastnia facing, turned slightly to left, wearing earring, pearl necklace and with a ‘melon’ hair style; to left, dove flying upwards; to right, Eros flying upwards to crown her. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ - [ΛΙΤΩΝ] Young Dionysos standing left, wearing short tunic, and holding a phiale in his right hand and long thyrsos in his left. Traité IV 520, pl. CCXC, 7-8 (both in Berlin). Extremely rare, very possibly the finest example known. Somewhat rough surfaces, otherwise , good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1208
THESSALY. Metropolis. Circa 300-200 BC. Lot of two bronze coins, a trichalkon and a dichalkon. 1208.1 20 mm, 6.90 g 1. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Forepart of a man-headed bull to left, head turned back to right and with ΖΩ monogram below. Moustaka 138. Rogers 411. SNG Munich 119.1208.2 17 mm, 4.54 g 12. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Aphrodite Kastnia standing left, holding dove; Eros below. Moustaka 79. Rogers 408. SNG Copenhagen 174. Nice patinas, the obverse of 1208.1 lightly struck, otherwise, good very fine or better (2).
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1209
THESSALY, Metropolis. Circa 300-200 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.06 g 10). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΜΗΤ - ΡΟ Dove flying right. Moustaka 89. Rogers 407. SNG Copenhagen 122. A splendid little coin with some roughness but with a glossy patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1210
THESSALY, Mopsion. Circa 350 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 7.86 g 9). Laureate head of bearded Zeus facing, turned slightly to right; to right, thunderbolt. Rev. ΜΟΨΕΙ - ΩΝ Mopsos, nude, standing facing, his head turned to right, raising club in his right hand and extending his left to fight a centaur, rearing to left, raising boulder over his head with both hands and preparing to throw it. Moustaka 19. Rogers 412. Very rare. Lovely dark, red-brown patina and well centered. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 11000 CHF
Estimate: 900 CHF
Lot 1211
THESSALY, Oitaioi. Circa 360s-340s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.80 g 11), Herakleia Trachinia. Lion’s head to left, with spear in its jaws. Rev. ΟΙΤΑΩΝ (retrograde) Herakles standing facing, holding club with both hands transversely across his chest; inscription to left. SNG Copenhagen 176. SNG Munich 123. Valassiadis 1. Nicely toned and attractive. Reverse a little lightly struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 550 CHF
Lot 1212
THESSALY, Oitaioi. Circa 360s-340s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.82 g 12), Herakleia Trachinia. Lion’s head to left, with spear in its jaws. Rev. ΟΙΤΑΩΝ Herakles standing facing, holding club with both hands transversely across his chest; inscription to right. Valassiadis 2. Rare. An attractive example, nicely toned.. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1213
THESSALY, Oitaioi. Circa 360s-340s BC. Obol (Silver, 0.80 g 9), Herakleia Trachinia. Lion’s head to left, with spear in its jaws. Rev. ΟΙΤΑ Bow and quiver. SNG Copenhagen 177. SNG Munich 125. Valassiadis 4. Weber 2880 (this coin). Nicely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 475 CHF
Lot 1214
THESSALY, Oitaioi. Circa 360s-340s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 2.08 g 9), Herakleia Trachinia. Lion’s head to left, with spear in its jaws. Rev. ΟΙΤ / ΑΩΝ Curved knife and hunting spear to right. BMC 5 = Rogers 414 = Traité IV, 442, pl. CCLXXXII, 6. SNG Copenhagen 178. Valassiadis 11. Attractive olive-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
Lot 1215
THESSALY, Oitaioi. Circa late 4th-early 3rd century. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.38 g 12), Herakleia Trachinia. Lion’s head to left, with spear in its jaws. Rev. ΟΙΤΑΙ / ΩΝ Herakles standing facing, holding club with both hands transversely across his chest. BMC 8. Valassiadis 5. Rare. Nicely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1216
THESSALY, Oitaioi. Circa 279-168 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 4.90 g 11), Of Aitolian type, struck during the Oitaioi’s membership in the Aitolian League, Herakleia Trachinia. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΟΙΤΑΙ / ΩΝ Spear head right above jawbone of a boar to right; between them, monogram of ΠΑΡ; to left, bunch of grapes. Rogers 418. SNG Copenhagen 182. SNG Munich 127. Valassiadis 14. Glossy, dark brown patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1217
THESSALY, Oitaioi. After 167 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 7.64 g 12), Herakleia Trachinia. Lion’s head to left, with spear in its jaws. Rev. ΟΙΤΑΙ / ΩΝ Youthful Herakles standing facing, wearing ivy wreath, holding club with its head on the ground with his right hand and with his lion skin over his left. Nanteuil 850 (this coin). SNG Copenhagen 179. Valassiadis 10 (= BM 1900--6-6-14). Extremely rare. Nicely toned. Some old scratches on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 34000 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Lot 1218
THESSALY, Olosson. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15mm, 3.42 g 3). Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys, riding galloping horse to right. Rev. ΟΛΟΣΣΟ - Ν - Ι - ΩΝ Zeus Keraunios striding right, his chlamys over his shoulders, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and with an eagle on his outstretched left. S. Lavva, Zur Münzprägung von Olosson,, La Thessalie, Actes du Colloque International. Lyon, 1990 (Athens, 1994), p. 315, 2 = fig. 2 (this coin). Extremely rare, the second and best example known. Clear and well-struck with a dark brown patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1219
THESSALY, Orthe. Mid 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 3.03 g 5). Head of Athena to right, wearing an Attic helmet, with raised earflap and ornamented with a serpent and a tendril, pendant earring and necklace. Rev. Ο - Ρ / Θ - Ι Trident, upright, within olive wreath. Rogers 423 ff. and Traité IV 595 var. (legend not retrograde). Rare. A clear coin with a splendid obverse. Dark patina. Reverse weakly struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1220
THESSALY, Orthe. Late 4th - early 3rd century. Trichalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 6.24 g 10). Head of Athena wearing Corinthian helmet to right, with serpent coiled on bowl of helmet. Rev. ΟΡΘΙΕΙΩΝ Forepart of a horse springing to right from a rocky outcrop, on which grows an olive tree; around, olive wreath with ties below. Moustaka 30. Rogers 421. Traité IV 595, pl. CCXCIII, 16. Bold and clear with a dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1221
THESSALY, Orthe. Late 4th - early 3rd century. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 3.44 g 10). Helmeted head of Athena to right, as last. Rev. ΟΡΘΙΕΙΩΝ Forepart of a horse springing to right from a rocky outcrop, on which grows an olive tree; around, olive wreath with ties below. Rogers 422. A glossy, attractive example with a dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1222
THESSALY, Pagasai. Mid 4th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.41 g 9). Head of Jason (?) to right, with short hair and wearing a petasos Rev. Π-Α / Γ-Α Six-stringed lyre; all within shallow incuse circle. Apparently unpublished and unknown. Unique. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1223
THESSALY, Pagasai. Mid 4th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.38 g 9). Laureate head of Apollo Pagasaios to right. Rev. Π-Α / Γ-Α Six-stringed lyre; all within shallow incuse circle. Apparently unpublished and unknown. One of two known, the other in a private Swiss collection. Slightly rough surfaces but of good style and, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 900 CHF
Lot 1224
THESSALY, Pagasai. Mid - later 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.34 g 5). Laureate head of Apollo Pagasaios facing, head turned slightly to right. Rev. ΠΑΓΑ - ΣΙ - ΤΩΝ Lyre with seven strings. Liampi 2005 p. 32, 1 = pl. 3, 3 (this coin). Unique. Dark brown patina, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 1225
THESSALY, Peirasia. C. 320s-250s BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.13 g 6). Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet adorned with serpent. Rev. ΠΕΙΡΑΣΙ - Ε - ΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, wearing long, archaic robes and helmet with high crest, holding shield with her left hand and hurling spear with her upraised right. Cf. Moustaka 42 (an unillustrated example of the same type, but with an incomplete legend). E. Pendleton, The Coinage of Peirasia, SNR 87 (2008), pp. 45-60, BL 1a = pl. 4, 3 (this coin) . Extremely rare. Attractive dark brown patina but with some minor scrapes and pitting, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 475 CHF
Lot 1226
THESSALY, Pelinna. First half of the 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.20 g 10). Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys, and holding a spear pointing backwards, riding to left on galloping horse; above, in tiny letters, ΑΙ; below horse, Α. Rev. [Π]ΕΛΙΝΝΑΙΚΟΝ (Νs retrograde) Warrior advancing left, his head turned back to right, wearing petasos and chlamys and with a sword in a scabbard held by a baldric, holding short spear in his right hand and a round shield, ornamented with a crescent, and two other spears in his left. Traité IV 527, pl. CCXC, 15. Very rare. A clear piece. Some minor marks and with a slightly rough surface, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 15000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1227
THESSALY, Pelinna. First half of the 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.06 g 12). Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys, and holding a transverse spear, riding to right on galloping horse; below, in tiny letters, ΙΑ. Rev. ΠΕΛ - ΙΝ Warrior advancing left, wearing petasos and chlamys and with a sword in a scabbard held by a baldric, hurling short spear with his right hand and holding a round shield, ornamented with a star, and two other spears in his left. Moustaka 142a. Traité IV 528, pl. CCXC, 16-17. Nicely toned. Tiny test cut on the obverse edge at 1 o’clock, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9000 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1228
THESSALY. Pelinna. First half of the 4th century BC. Lot of two bronze chalkoi. 1228.1 15 mm, 2.66 g 12. Thessalian horseman left, with fallen foe. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝ-ΝΑΙ Thessalian warrior striding left. Rogers 427. Traité IV 530, pl. CCXC, 19. 1228.2 14 mm, 2.94 g 12. Thessalian horseman right. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝΝ-ΑΙΩΝ Thessalian warrior striding left. Rogers -. SNG Copenhagen 187.. Attractive patinas. Nearly extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1229
THESSALY, Pelinna. Mid to late 4th Century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 5.32 g 12). Veiled head of Mantho to right. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝ - ΝΑΙΩΝ Horseman with couched lance galloping to right. BMC 7. Moustaka 1998, 1. With a glossy, dark patina. A coin of excellent style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1230
THESSALY, Pelinna. Later 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 4.63 g 5). Armored Thessalian cavalryman, with helmet and couched lance, on horse galloping to left. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝΝΑΕΙΩΝ Mantho, draped and veiled. standing right, holding open casket in her left hand and key in her right. Moustaka 1998, 6. SNG Munich 134. Rare. With a beautiful green patina. Minor flan crack, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 475 CHF
Lot 1231
THESSALY, Pelinna. Later 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 16mm, 3.40 g 6). Thessalian cavalryman galloping to left. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝ - ΝΑΙΕΩΝ Mantho standing right, holding open box as last. Moustaka 1998, 5. SNG Copenhagen 188-189 var. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1232
THESSALY, Pelinna. Later 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 2.15 g 11). Armored Thessalian cavalryman, with helmet and couched lance, on horse galloping to right. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝΝΑ / ΙΕΩΝ Mantho seated facing on throne with high back, her body turned slightly to left, holding open box in her lap. Moustaka 1998, 4 (this coin). Rare. With a glossy, black patina, an attractive coin. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1233
THESSALY, Pelinna. Early to mid 2nd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 6.98 g 5). Veiled head of Mantho to right. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝΝΑ - [ΕΙΩΝ] Nike standing left, holding wreath in her upraised right hand and stylis in her left. Apparently unpublished. Boldly struck and with a dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1234
THESSALY, Pelinna. Early to mid 2nd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 8.43 g 7). Head of Athena in crested Corinthian helmet to right. Rev. ΠΕΛΙΝΝΑΙΕΩΝ Nike standing left, crowning the city name with a wreath held in her right hand, and holding stylis with her left. Rogers 436 (but legend given incorrectly and differently arranged). SNG Copenhagen 192. Attractive dark, brownish-red patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1235
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.95 g 1). Head and neck of bull to left, head facing front. Rev. ΠΕ Head of bridled horse to right; all within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, - Apparently unpublished. Struck from the same reverse die as the following lot, but in an earlier state. An attractive piece, struck in good silver. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1236
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.86 g 3). Forepart of wolf to left. Rev. ΠΕ Head of bridled horse to right; all within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, I, III, 6 var. (no monogram on the obverse, but from the same reverse die). Very rare. Some minor reverse flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1237
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.86 g 7). Forepart of bull to left, head turned back to right. Rev. ΠΕ Head of bridled horse to right; all within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, 3, pl. 5, 24. Very rare. Attractive, clear and toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1238
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 460-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.88 g 7).
Thessalian Hero walking right, nude but for cloak and petasos over his shoulder, striding right, holding band around the head of bull rushing to right; behind to left, floral rosette. Rev. ΠΕ Bridled horse trotting to left, with loose rein; below, two geometric countermarks within square indents; all within incuse square . Traité IV 571, pl. CCXCII, 19 (same dies. A lovely example, unusually well preserved and free from corrosion. Lightly and attractively toned. Countermarked, as noted, otherwise, sharply struck and, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 15000 CHF
Estimate: 1750 CHF
Lot 1239
THESSALY. Perrhaiboi. Circa 460-440 . Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.94 g, 5 h), Thessalian Hero, with cloak over his shoulders, striding right, restraining forepart of a bull to right with a band around the bull’s head. Rev. ΠΕ Forepart of bridled horse with trailing rein to right; all within incuse square. SNG Fitzwilliam 2429. Weber 2887. Rare. A nice, lightly toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1240
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 450-430 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.36 g 12). Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys and holding two spears, riding horse walking to left. Rev. Π-Ε-Ρ-Α (retrograde) Athena (?), draped, seated to left on high-backed chair, holding crested, Corinthian helmet in both hands. BMC 3. Moustaka 46 var. Rare. Beautifully toned and struck on a broad flan. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1241
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 450-430 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.39 g 11). Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys and holding two spears, riding horse walking to left; below, altar. Rev. Π-Ε-Ρ-Α Athena (?), draped, seated to left on high-backed chair, holding crested, Corinthian helmet in both hands. M+M Deutschland 8, 2001, 127 (same dies). Moustaka 46. Rare. An attractive, well preserved and bright coin. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
Lot 1242
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 450-430 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.86 g 12). Bridled horse with trailing rein cantering to left. Rev. Π-Ε-Ρ-Α (partially retrograde) Athena Itonia running to right, holding spear and shield; all within shallow incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 195. Traité IV 575, pl. CCXCII, 23. Slightly rough surfaces. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1243
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Circa 450-430 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.40 g 3). Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. ΠΕ Horse protome to right; all within incuse square. Traité IV 580, pl. CCXCIII, 3. Very rare. With a fine head of Athena, similar to those on contemporary issues from Pharsalos. Toned and with a lightly struck obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1244
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. First half of the 4th century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 8.54 g 1). Veiled head of Hera facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing necklace. Rev. ΠΕΡΡΑΙΒΩ[Ν] Zeus, nude, standing facing, head turned to left. holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left. Rogers 439 var. Traité IV 582, pl. CCXCIII, 5. Beautifully preserved with a fine dark brown patina. Some traces of corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1245
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 518 g 12). Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind head, uncertain monogram. Rev. ΠΕΡΡΑΙΒΩΝ Head of nymph to right, wearing sphendone, earring and necklace; before her, Α Λ; behind, Δ Σ. Rogers 437 and fig. 245 (same dies, but wrongly identified as Phalanna). Traité IV 581, pl. CCXCIII, 4. A particularly nice example, boldly struck and with an olive-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1246
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Later 2nd - early 1st Century BC . Drachm (Silver, 4.28 g 12). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΡΑΙ - ΒΩΝ Hera, draped, seated on throne to right, holding long scepter with her right hand and resting her left on her knee; to right, monogram of ΣΩ. SNG Berry 547. Very rare. Bright and well preserved. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1247
THESSALY, Perrhaiboi. Later 2nd - early 1st Century BC . Trichalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 7.38 g 1). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΠΕΡΡΑΙ - ΒΩΝ Hera, draped, seated on throne to right, holding long scepter with her right hand and resting her left on her knee. Rogers 440. SNG Copenhagen 197. A splendid example with a fine, dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1248
THESSALY, Peuma. Circa 302-286 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.92 g 9). Wreathed head of Achilles to right. Rev. ΠΕ - ΥΜΑΤ - ΙΩ - Ν Monogram of ΑΧ with Thessalian helmet to right. C. Heyman, Les monnaies de Peuma en Thessalie, RBN 1967, pp. 1-9, 1-4. Moustaka 154. Rogers 442. Dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1249
THESSALY, Phakion. 3rd century BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 6.14 g 12). Wreathed head of nymph to right, with triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΦΑΚΙΑΣΤΩΝ Horseman, with right hand raised in salute, riding prancing horse to right; between horse’s back legs, grain ear. Papaevangelou 7. Rogers 444. Rare. A clear example on a broad flan. Dark olive-green patina. Reverse weakly struck, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1250
THESSALY, Phalanna. Circa 360-340 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.57 g 10). Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?). Rev. ΦΑΛ-ΑΝΝΑ-ΙΩΝ Bridled horse trotting right, with curly tail. BMC 1 = Papaevangelou-Genakos 1. Traité IV, 583, pl. CCXCIII, 7 var. Rare. A clear and attractive piece, very nicely toned and unusually pleasing. Some very minor marks on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1251
THESSALY, Phalanna. Circa 360-340 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.79 g 7). Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?). Rev. ΦΑΛ - ΑΝ - Ν - ΑΙ - ΩΝ Bridled horse trotting right, with curly tail. BMC 2 = Papaevangelou-Genakos 2 . Rare. Clear and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1252
THESSALY. Phalanna. Circa 360-340 BC. Lot of two silver coins, a trihemiobol and an obol. 1252.1 1.30 g 2. Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?). Rev. ΦΑΛ - ΑΝ - Ν - ΑΙΩ - Ν Bridled horse trotting right. BMC 3 = Papaevangelou-Genakos 3 = Traité IV 586, pl. CCXCIII, 10. SNG Copenhagen 201.1252.2 0.76 g 11. Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?). Rev. ...ΝΑΙΩ-Ν Head of nymph to right.E. T. Newell, Some Rare or Unpublished Greek Coins, AJN XLVIII, 1914, p. 64, 11 and pl. VIII, 11. Papaevangelou-Genakos 4.. Rare to very rare. Toned. The first exceptionally nice, the second with rough surfaces and some horn silver adhering. Extremely fine (trihemiobol) and very fine (obol).
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1253
THESSALY, Phalanna. Circa 340s BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.65 g 5). Youthful male head to right, with short, curly hair. Rev. ΦΑΛΑ-ΝΝ-[ΑΙΩΝ] Bridled horse with curled tail prancing to right; below, bunch of grapes lying on its side and monogram of ΑΝ. Coin Hoards III, fig 2, 4 (this coin). Jameson 1100 = Traité IV, 584 and pl. CCXCIII, 8 (same dies). Very rare and most attractive. Some tiny scratches, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 14500 CHF
Estimate: 1350 CHF
Lot 1254
THESSALY, Phalanna. First half of the 4th century BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 11.38 g 1). Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?); behind head, Α. Rev. Φ - ΑΛΑ - ΝΝΑΙΩΝ Head of nymph to right, wearing triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace, and with her hair bound in a sakkos tied at the back. Papaevangelou-Genakos 5 var. Rogers 446. A lovely, clear example, one of the finest examples known. Dark brown patina with some golden highlights. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1255
THESSALY. Phalanna. First half of the 4th century BC. Lot of four bronze dichalkoi. 1255.1 18 mm, 4.81 g, 12. Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?). Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝΝΑΙΩΝ Head of nymph to right. Papaevangelou-Genakos 6. Rogers 452. 1255.2 17 mm, 4.97 g 7. Male head as last. Rev. ΦΑ]ΛΑΝΝΑΙΩΝ Head of nymph as last. Papaevangelou-Genakos 6. Rogers 452. 1255.3 17 mm, 4.68 g 12. Male head as last. Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝΝΑΙΩΝ Head of nymph as last, but with Α behind head. Papaevangelou-Genakos 21 (this coin). 1255.4 16 mm, 5.69g 12. Male head as last. Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝΝΑΙΩΝ Head of nymph as last, but with Α behind head. Papaevangelou-Genakos 21 var.. A very attractive group, all with fine patinas. Extremely fine (4).
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1256
THESSALY, Phalanna. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12mm, 2.12 g 1). Youthful male head to right, perhaps Peloros (?). Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝΝΑΙ - ΩΝ Head of nymph to right, wearing simple earring, necklace, and with her hair bound in a sakkos. Papaevangelou-Genakos 7 var. Rare. Struck in high relief and with a dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1257
THESSALY, Phalanna. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 3.36 g 12). Head of Athena in crested Attic helmet to left. Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝΝ[ΑΙΩΝ] Horse prancing right. Papaevangelou-Genakos 10. Very rare. Dark green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1258
THESSALY, Phalanna. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 1.95 g 3). Youthful male head (Ares?) in crested helmet to right, earflaps down. Rev. ΦΑΛ - ΑΝΝΑΙ - ΩΝ Bridled horse prancing right, with curly tail. Papaevangelou-Genakos 11. Rogers 457. Rare. Beautifully preserved and with a brown patina, but struck on a curiously odd-shaped flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1259
THESSALY. Phalanna. Later 4th century BC. Lot of two bronze dichalkaLot of two bronze dichalka. 1259.1 17 mm, 4.36 g 9. Male head right, with very curly hair, depicted as if floating. Rev. ΦΑΛΑΝ Head of nymph to right. Papaevangelou-Genakos 13. 1259.2 17 mm, 4.51 g 12. Head of Zeus Peloris to right, with fragmentary inscription below. Rev. ΦΑΛΑ Head of nymph to right. Papaevangelou-Genakos 16 var. Rogers 455. Both rare and with brown patinas. First with a minor flan crack, otherwise, about extremely fine (2).
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1260
THESSALY, Phalanna. Later 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.69 g 9). ...Ο... Bearded head of Zeus Peloris to right. Rev. ΦΑΛΑ The nymph Phalanna seated right on low-backed chair, resting her right hand on the chair and, with her left, petting a goose, standing before her to left. Papaevangelou-Genakos 17. Rogers 458. Rare. Bold and attractive with a dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1261
THESSALY, Phalanna. Later 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 3.74 g 5). [ΠΕ]ΛΟΡΕΣ Bearded head of Zeus Peloris to right. Rev. ΦΑΛ - ΑΝΝ The nymph Phalanna seated right on chair; holding mirror in her right hand and fixing her hair with her left. Papaevangelou-Genakos 18. Very rare. Dark greenish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1262
THESSALY, Phaloria. Circa 302-286 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 8.48 g 12). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to left. Rev. [ΦΑΛΩ] / ΡΙΑΣΤΑΝ Wolf at bay to right; below, bukranion. Rogers 459. Very rare. Perhaps the best preserved example known. Glossy dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1263
THESSALY, Phaloria. Mid 3rd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 8.42 g 11). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΑΛΩΡ - [ΑΣΤΩΝ] Bendis, wearing short chiton, hunting boots and Phrygian cap, seated left on a rock, holding arrow in her right hand, spear in her left, and with bow and quiver over her shoulder. LHS 102, 2008, 150. A. Moustaka, “Bendis in Thessalien. Zu zwei Varianten eines Münztypus der Stadt Phaloreia,” Festschrift Furtwängler, pp. 345-350, A 1 (this coin. Rogers 461. A von Sallet, Die Erwerbungen des Königlichen Münzcabinets von 1. April 1888 bis 1. April 1889, ZfN XVII (1890), p. 236. Extremely rare. With unusually clear types and a fine, dark brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2500 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1264
THESSALY, Phaloria. Circa 302-286 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 3.70 g 4). Head of nymph to right, wearing earring. Rev. ΦΑΛΩΡΑ - ΣΤΩΝ Wolf at bay to right. Apparently unpublished and unique. Olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1265
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 462/1-460. Obol (Silver, 0.86 g 7). Bull’s head and neck to right, head facing front; above, barley grain. Rev. ΦΑR (retrrograde) Bridled head of horse to right; behind, transverse trident pointed downwards to right; all within incuse square. Liampi, 1996, 2. Rare. A clear example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1266
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 460-440 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.96 g 2). Thessalos striding right, his petasos hanging from a cord around his neck, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull moving right. Rev. ΦΑ - R - ΚΑ (retrograde) Forepart of bridled horse to right, rein trailing; downwards across torso, trident; all within incuse square. McClean 4672 and pl. 175, 7. CNG MBS 57, 2001, 295 (same dies, but with spurious references). Rare. The earliest “bull-wrestler type” from Pharkadon. Darkly toned as found, a particularly nice example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1267
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 460-440 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.99 g 3). Thessalos striding right, his cloak and petasos hanging behind his neck, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull moving right. Rev. ΦΑΡΚΑΔΟΝΙ Forepart of a horse to right, within shallow incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 210 (same dies). A lovely coin, beautifully centered and nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4400 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1268
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.97 g 7). Thessalos, striding right and with his cloak and petasos over his shoulders, using both hands to hold a band around the head of the forepart of a bull rushing right. Rev. ΦΑΡ - ΚΑΔΟ (partially retrograde) Forepart of horse to right, within shallow incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 210 var. SNG Delepierre 1139 var. A pretty coin, attractively toned and in good silver. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1269
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.81 g 2). Thessalos, striding right and with his cloak and petasos over his shoulders, using both hands to hold a band around the head of the forepart of a bull rushing right. Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ-Κ Forepart of horse to right. SNG Copenhagen 211 var. Rare. Some surface roughness but in high relief and of fine style. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1270
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.44 g 12). Bull’s head to right Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ-Κ Ram standing to left within incuse square. Traité IV, 568, pl. CCXCCII, 16 var. (ram to right. Very rare. A very pretty tiny coin, nicely toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1271
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 440-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.83 g 3). Horse walking to right. Rev. ΦΑΡΚΑ Athena standing right, her spear over her left shoulder and her shield resting on the ground before her. SNG Copenhagen 212 var. Traité IV, 564, pl. CCXCII, 13 var. Nicely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1272
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Circa 440-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.84 g 10). Horse walking to right. Rev. Φ-ΑΡΚΑΔΟ-ΝΙΟΝ Athena standing left, holding spear in her right hand and resting her left on her waist; to right, shield resting on olive tree. SNG Copenhagen 216. Toned and clear, a pleasant piece. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1273
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Late 5th - early 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 0.84 g 11). Horse walking to right. Rev. ΦΑΡΚ Athena Parthenos standing left, wearing aegis, holding spear in her right hand and resting her left on shield by her side; before her, snake coiled to left; all within shallow incuse square. Cf. Gorny & Mosch 134, 2004, 1338. Rare. An unusual and late (?) variety. Lightly toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1274
THESSALY. Pharkadon. Late 5th - early 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 0.81 g, 6 h). Horse walking to right. Rev. ΦΑΡΚ Herakles standing right, nude but for lionskin wrapped over his left arm, holding bow in his left hand and resting his right on club with its head on the ground; all within shallow incuse square. Apparently unpublished. Slightly corroded, but of very fine style and with a beautifully made reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1275
THESSALY, Pharkadon. Late 5th - early 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 0.90 g 2). Horse trotting to left, with fallen rein. Rev. ΦΑΡ Bull butting to left. Apparently unpublished and unique. Toned but with some traces of old corrosion. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1276
THESSALY, Pharkadon. First half of the 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 16mm, 2.99 g 2). Horse grazing to right. Rev. ΦΑΡΚ / ΔΟΝΟ Crescent over star of six rays. BMC 9 var. Rogers 462-3 var. Very rare. A most unusual type. Fine, glossy, olive-green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1277
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid 5th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.98 g 7). Head of Athena to right, wearing an earring and a crested Attic helmet adorned with three coiled serpents Rev. Φ-ΑR Horse’s head to right; all within incuse square. Lavva 3, dies O2/R2. A very attractive example, though one with porous surfaces, but sharp and in high relief. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1278
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid-late 5th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.90 g 9). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet and drop earring. Rev. Φ-ΑR Horse’s head to right; all within incuse square. Lavva 13, O9/10, m (this coin). A toned and attractive example, well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 700 CHF
Lot 1279
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid 5th century BC. Obol (Silver, 0.99 g 12). Head of Athena to right wearing Attic helmet adorned with serpents. Rev. Φ-Α-R Horse’s head to right; all within incuse square. Lavva 4 a(this coin, but not obverse 3 as she says. Nicely toned and attractive. Minor fault below horse’s neck truncation, with traces of the letter R from the legend superimposed upon it. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1280
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid-late 5th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.07 g 6). Head of Athena to right, wearing simple earring and crested Attic helmet with raised cheek pieces. Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ-[Σ]-Α Horse’s head to right; all within incuse square. Lavva 18, O12/R12, A (this coin. Nicely toned and attractive. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1281
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid-late 5th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.51 g 6). Head of Athena to right, wearing simple earring and crested Attic helmet with raised cheek pieces. Rev. Φ Horse’s head to right; all within incuse square. Lavva 37a var. Rare. A clear and attractive piece. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1282
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Mid-late 5th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.05 g 2). Head of Athena to right, wearing simple earring and crested Attic helmet with raised cheek pieces. Rev. Φ-ΑR Horse’s head to right; all within shallow incuse. Lavva 47c, O29/R24a (this coin). Nicely toned and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1283
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.29 g 8), signed by the engraver Telephantos, with his initials on the obverse, and by the engraver ΑΜΝ... on the reverse. Head of Athena to right, wearing pendant earring, crested Attic helmet adorned with an olive wreath, and with raised cheek pieces; in tiny letters behind neck, ΤΗ. Rev. Φ-Α / Ρ-Σ (last two letters retrograde) Forepart of horse to right; behind truncation, ΑΜ; in field to right, retrograde Ν. Jameson 2471 = KF 193 = Lavva 78 a (this coin) . Extremely rare, the second and best example known. Beautifully toned and superb, but with a minor old scratch on the obverse and an equally old and equally minor scuff on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 28000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1284
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.94 g 3), signed by the engraver Telephantos, with his initials on the obverse and on the reverse, and with those of his ‘pupil’ Ip...on the obverse. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with raised cheek pieces; in tiny letters behind neck, ΤΗ and ΙΠ. Rev. Φ-Α / Ρ-Σ (last two letters retrograde) Thessalian cavalryman riding horse prancing to right, wearing petasos, chlamys and chiton, and holding a lagobolon over his right shoulder; in exergue, ΤΗ. Lavva 81d (this coin, but not O41/R49 as she says but O42/R48). A splendid coin with beautiful surfaces and lovely style. Die break on reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 16000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1285
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.01 g 2), signed by the engraver Telephantos, with his initials on the obverse and on the reverse, and with those of his ‘pupil’ Ip...on the obverse. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with raised cheek pieces; in tiny letters behind neck, ΤΗ and [ΙΠ]. Rev. Φ-Α / Ρ-Σ (last two letters retrograde) Thessalian cavalryman riding horse prancing to right, wearing petasos, chlamys and chiton, and holding a lagobolon over his right shoulder; below, ΤΗ. Lavva 99d, O49/R57 (this coin). A coin of lovely style, with a serene and noble head of Athena. Some minor marks on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 22000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1286
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-early 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12mm, 1.28 g 1). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet with raised cheek piece. Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ-Σ Horse’s head to right within shallow, circular incuse. Cf. Lavva 226 ff. and Rogers 509 var. (but all with heads of Athena wearing helmets with some form of ornamentation). Very rare and with a nice brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1287
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.11 g 7), signed by the engraver Telephantos, with his initial on the obverse and on the reverse, and with those of his ‘pupil’ Ip...on the obverse. Head of Athena to right, wearing pendant earring and crested Attic helmet adorned with a tendril, an eagle’s wing behind which a snake coils to above Athena’s forehead, and a palmette on the visor; in tiny letters behind neck, Τ - Ι - Π. Rev. Φ-Α / Ρ-Σ (last two letters retrograde) Thessalian cavalryman riding horse prancing to left, wearing petasos, chlamys and chiton, and holding a lagobolon over his right shoulder; below, Τ. KF 194 = Lavva 108a. O52/R60 (this coin). A coin of spectacular quality and of the finest style. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70000 CHF
Estimate: 5000 CHF
Lot 1288
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.08 g 6), signed by the engraver Telephantos, with his initials and with those of his ‘pupil’ Mi...on the obverse . Head of Athena to right, wearing pearl necklace and a crested Attic helmet adorned with a figure of Skylla to right, her left hand raised to shade her eyes; in tiny letters behind neck, ΤΗ / ΜΙ. Rev. Φ-Α / Ρ-Σ (last two letters retrograde) Thessalian cavalryman riding horse galloping to right, wearing petasos, chlamys and chiton, and brandishing a lagobolon with his right hand. Lavva 156b (this coin). Nicely toned and most elegant. A few minor marks, including a light cut on the obverse that affect’s Athena’s nose, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1289
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.45 g 6). Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet adorned with a hippocamp to right. Rev. Φ-Α / Ρ-Σ (last two letters retrograde) Thessalian cavalryman riding horse galloping to right, wearing petasos, chlamys and chiton, and brandishing a lagobolon with his right hand. Apparently unpublished and unknown to Lavva. Unique, a remarkable coin of superb style. Heavily crystalized with some scratches, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1290
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 12mm, 1.45 g 12). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with Skylla. Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ (retrograde) Armored Thessalian horseman riding galloping horse to right, brandishing flail. Lavva -. Rogers 484 var. Rare. Dark brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1291
THESSALY. Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.75 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing pearl necklace and a crested Attic helmet adorned with a tendril and a griffin bounding to right, and with lowered cheek pieces; behind neck, Ε. Rev. Φ-Α / Ρ-Σ (last two letters retrograde) Thessalian cavalryman riding horse galloping to right, wearing Thessalian helmet, chlamys and chiton, and brandishing a lagobolon with his right hand. Lavva 163 c, O76/R96 (this coin). Very rare and of fine style. Minor scrape on the obverse and rough surfaces, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 9500 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 1292
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.83 g 12). Head of Athena to left, wearing earring, pearl necklace and a crested Attic helmet adorned with a long tendril, and with raised cheek pieces; behind neck, Α. Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ-ΣΑ (retrograde) Horse’s head to right. Lavva 160 a , O74/R93 (this coin. Toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1293
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Early-mid 4th century BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.31 g 11). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, her head turned slightly to left; above right, Λ. Rev. ΦΑ-ΡΣ -Α (Σ retrograde) Armored warrior riding prancing horse to right, brandishing a flail with two balls at the end of its chain. Lavva 263 var. (O 147/R -.). Rare, of remarkably fine condition for this issue. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1294
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Early 4th century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 7.13 g 4). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. ΦΑ / Ρ / ΣΑ Armored Thessalian horseman riding right, brandishing flail; on rump of horse, Α. Cf. Lavva 288. Rogers -. Rare, especially in this condition. Lovely dark patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1295
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Early 4th century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 4.58 g 11). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. ΦΑ-Ρ Armored Thessalian horseman riding right, brandishing flail; behind him, soldier walking right with staff over his shoulder. Lavva 347 = Rogers 508 (same dies). Rare. Attractive, glossy, dark patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1296
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Early 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.08 g 3). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to the left. Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ-Σ...Ι-Ω-Ν Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys, riding horse rearing to right. Lavva 354 = Rogers 488 (same dies) . Very rare. Dark, glossy patina. Traces of corrosion, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1297
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 8.72 g 9). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to the left, with shield over her left shoulder and spear over her right. Rev. ΦΑ / Ρ / ΑΣ Armored Thessalian horseman riding right, brandishing flail. Lavva 348-349 var. (this obverse die, but reverse die uncertain and with a completely spurious legend). Rogers 500-501 var. A lovely, sharp coin with a fine dark patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
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