nomos 4
10 May 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 1298
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 9.26 g 12). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to the left, with shield over her left shoulder and spear over her right. Rev. ΦΑΡ Armored Thessalian horseman riding right, brandishing flail at an enemy soldier who flees to right; behind horseman to left, soldier walking right with staff over his shoulder. Lavva 312 ff. var. Rogers 502 var. An attractive piece with a greenish brown patina, but with traces of corrosion on the reverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1299
THESSALY, Pharsalos. Late 5th-mid 4th century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 6.83 g 12). Helmeted head of Athena Parthenos facing, turned slightly to the left, with shield over her left shoulder and spear over her right; to left, between spear and border of dots, Π. Rev. ΦΑ [ΣΑ]-ΑΛΙ[Ω -Ν] Armored Thessalian horseman riding right, brandishing flail; behind him, soldier walking right with staff over his shoulder. Lavva 325 var. (same obverse die. Rogers 505. An attractive and well struck piece on a short flan. Dark olive-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1300
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 479-465 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.87 g 11), Circa 462/1-460. Head and neck of bull to right, head facing front; above, Χ; below right, Ν (retrograde). Rev. ΦΕ-R-Α Head of bridled horse to left; all within incuse square. Liampi, 19961, O1/R1 and pl. 5, 6 (this coin). An atrtractive coin, boldly struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1301
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 460-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.08 g 12). The hero Thessalos, nude but for petasos hanging down his back from string around his neck, walking right, holding a band in both his hands around the head of of a bull rushing to right. Rev. Φ-Ε-R-Α Bridled horse trotting to left, with trailing rein; to right, lion’s head fountain spout with water pouring from its jaws; all within incuse square. BMC 2 (same dies, but inscription misread). Very rare. Toned and attractive, but with slightly rough surfaces, one of the finest known early drachms of Pherai. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 17000 CHF
Estimate: 1750 CHF
Lot 1302
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 460-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.70 g 7). The hero Thessalos, nude but for petasos and cloak hanging from his neck, bending to left, restraining bull with a band and forcing him down to left; on ground below, dolphin swimming right and, barely visible, lion’s head spout to left. Rev. Φ-ΕRΑ-ΙΟΝ Bridled horse running to left with trailing rein; all within shallow incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 234 (same dies). Rare. Nicely toned but with traces of horn silver and old corrosion underneath. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1303
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 404-369 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 10.19 g 5). Facing head of Hypereia. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙ[Ο]Ν Lion’s head spout to right, water pouring from its open jaws. Rogers 511. SNG Copenhagen 240. Very rare. Dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1304
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 404-369 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 4.95 g 11). Head of Ennodia to right, with pearl necklace; transversely behind her neck, long torch with flames on the right; below neck, traces of three uncertain letters. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΟΝ Lion’s head spout to right, water pouring from its mouth. Rogers 512 (but no obverse letters noted). Rare. A coin of lovely style and high relief with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1305
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 360s-350s BC. Tessera (Lead, 15mm, 5.15 g 3). Head of a bearded Satyr facing, with animal ears. Rev. ΦΕ Forepart of standing bull to right; to left, double ax. Rogers 526. Very rare. With a lovely Satyr head, of somewhat archaistic style, and with a fine tan patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1306
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 360s-350s BC. Tetartemorion (Silver, 0.23 g 6). Head of Ennodia to right. Rev. Φ-Ε Hunting dog sitting to right. Moustaka 1983, 73 and pl. 9 (this coin, but as a hemiobol). Extremely rare. An extraordinary and unexpected coin of great interest and charm. Somewhat rough surfaces and with some remaining corrosion products, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1307
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Stater (Silver, 12.07 g 12). Head of Ennodia facing, turned slightly to right, wearing pearl diadem, grape-cluster earring and pearl necklace; on left, torch. Rev. ΑΛ-ΕΞΑΝ-Δ-Ρ-ΕΙΟΣ Alexander riding horse galloping to right, the reins in his left hand and a lance held level in his right, wearing cavalry helmet, cuirass and with his sheathed sword on a baldric around his chest; on horse’s rump, double ax. BMC 14 (same obverse die). Gulbenkian 482 = Locker Lampson 181 (same reverse die). Extremely rare, one of the most beautiful and impressive coins produced in 4th century Greece. Lightly toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 580000 CHF
Estimate: 50000 CHF
Lot 1308
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Stater (Silver, 11.92 g 11). ΕΝ-ΝΟΔ-ΙΑΣ Laureate head of Ennodia to right, wearing triangular pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΛ-ΕΞΑΝΔ-ΡΕ-Ι-Ο-Σ Alexander riding horse galloping to right, the reins in his left hand and a lance held level in his right, wearing cavalry helmet, cuirass and with his sheathed sword on a baldric around his chest; on horse’s rump, double ax. Wartenberg 17 (this coin). Unique, and effectively unpublished. The coin’s types were engraved by an artist of great talent who produced a particularly serene and elegant head of the goddess and a splendid figure of Alexander. However, the obverse is pitted and the coin has generally rough surfaces, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Estimate: 6000 CHF
Lot 1309
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Stater (Silver, 11.55 g 5). Head of Ennodia facing, turned slightly to right, wearing pearl diadem, grape-cluster earring and plain necklace; to left, torch. Rev. Α-Λ-Ε-ΞΑ-Ν-ΔΡΟΥ Alexander riding horse galloping to right, the reins in his left hand and thrusting lance downwards with his right, wearing cavalry helmet, cuirass, boots and with his sheathed sword on a baldric around his chest; on horse’s rump, double ax; below horse, double ax. Jameson 1106 (same reverse die) = Traité IV, 612 (citing the Jameson coin). Cf. Wartenberg 16 (same reverse die). Very rare, of lovely style and nicely toned. Some minor surface roughness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150000 CHF
Estimate: 35000 CHF
Lot 1310
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Drachm (Silver, 5.87 g 10). ΕΝ-ΝΟΔΙ-ΑΣ Laureate head of Ennodia to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΑΛΕΞ-ΑΝΔΡ -ΟΥ Lion’s head with open jaws to right. BMC 17 = Traité IV, 615, pl. CCXCIV, 17 (same dies). Very rare. Of good style and struck in high relief. Some deposits of horn silver on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 14000 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 1311
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.12 g 3). Head of Ennodia to right, wearing earring and necklace and with a torch on the right before her face. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Lion’s head with open jaws to right; below, boar’s head to right. Apparently unpublished with this symbol. Extremely rare. A beautiful, fresh coin, lightly toned and virtually as struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 32000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1312
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.94 g 9). Youthful head of Jason to left, wearing petasos. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑ - ΝΔΡΕΙΟΝ Horse’s hoof and lower leg to right. Traité IV, 617, pl. CCXCIV, 18 (same dies?). Extremely rare. Well centered and well struck in high relief, very lightly toned and remarkably attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 155000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 1313
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.76 g). Wheel of four spokes. Rev. Α-ΛΕ Double-ax. SNG Copenhagen 244. Traité IV, 618, pl. CCXCIV, 19. Rare. Nicely centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1314
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.99 g 9). Head of Jason with petasos to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑ-ΝΔΡΟΥ Horse’s lower leg and hoof to right. Rogers 520. Clear and legible with a dark patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1315
THESSALY, Pherai. Alexander. Tyrant, 369-358 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.38 g 12). Forepart of bull to right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞ-ΑΝΔ-ΡΟΥ Forepart of horse galloping to right. Rogers 524. SNG Copenhagen 246. Traité IV, 621, pl. CCXCIV, 22. Nicely centered and with a dark green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1316
THESSALY, Pherai. Teisiphon. Tyrant, 358-353 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.86 g 9). Forepart of bull to right. Rev. ΤΕΙΣΙΦΟΝΟΥ (first letter inverted) Forepart of bridled horse galloping to right. Rogers 530. Triaté IV, 623, pl. CCXCV, 2. A lovely, glossy piece with a dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1317
THESSALY, Pherai. Later 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 2.58 g 10). Draped bust of Ennodia to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace; before her to right, flaming torch. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΟΝ Lion’s head fountain spout to right, with water pouring from its jaws; below, fish swimming to right. Rogers 514. Rare. Glossy dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1318
THESSALY, Pherai. Later 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 0.84 g 2). Head of Ennodia to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace; before her to right, flaming torch. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΩΝ Head of a mastiff to right. Demetriadi 2000, 3, and pl. 6, 3 (this coin). Extremely rare. A lovely coin of the finest style, with a particularly lifelike head of a dog. Some slight surface roughness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 14000 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 1319
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 404-369 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 8.68 g 1). Lion’s head with protruding tongue to right. Rev. ΦΕ - ΡΑΙΩΝ Ennodia, wearing chiton and veil, and holding torch in each hand, seated facing on horse trotting to left. Rogers 517 (but legend given incorrectly). A bold and attractive coin with a nice golden brown patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1320
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 302-286 BC. Stater (Silver, 11.31 g 12). Head of the nymph Hypereia to right, wearing triple-pendant earring, pearl necklace and wreath of reeds; behind head, lion spout with water pouring from its open jaws. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΟΥΝ Ennodia, draped and holding torch in both hands, seated facing, her head to right, on horse galloping to right; in field to left, within wreath, ΑΣΤ / ΟΜΕ / ΔΟΝ. Traité IV, 606, pl. CCXCIV, 8. Extremely rare. A lovely coin engraved in a fine early Hellenistic style. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 16000 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Lot 1321
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 302-286 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.78 g 12). Head of Ennodia to left, wearing myrtle wreath, pendant earring and pearl necklace; behind head, torch. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΟΥΝ The nymph Hypereia, fully draped, standing left, her left hand at her waist and stretching her left out to touch the top of a lion’s head spout, from which pours water to right; below pouring water, wreath enclosing ΑΣ / ΤΟ. BMC 20. SNG Copenhagen 239. Traité IV, 607, pl. CCXCIV, 9. Toned and very sharp, but with some very slight traces of horn silver adhering to the surface. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1322
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 280s-270s BC. Stater (Silver, 11.63 g 12). Head of the water nymph Hypereia facing, turned slightly to left, wearing wreath of reeds in her hair, earring and necklace; to left, fish swimming upwards. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΩ[Ν] Ennodia, wearing chiton and wreath in her hair and holding transverse torch across her body seated facing on horse to right; above left, lion’s head water spout to left. KF 195 (this coin). Unique and of the highest importance. Darkly toned, with slightly rough surfaces but of splendid style, a remarkable coin. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 44000 CHF
Estimate: 40000 CHF
Lot 1323
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 280s-270s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.51 g 1). Head of the water nymph Hypereia facing, turned slightly to left, wearing wreath of reeds in her hair, earring and necklace; to left, fish swimming upwards. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΩΝ Ennodia, wearing chiton and wreath in her hair and holding transverse torch across her body seated facing on horse to right; above left, lion’s head water spout to left. SNG Lockett 1614 (this coin). Traité IV, 625, pl. CCXCV, 3. Extremely rare. Dark patina as found with some minor scratches in the reverse field. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 1100 CHF
Lot 1324
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 280s-270s BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 7.39 g 1). Head of the water nymph Hypereia facing, turned slightly to left, wearing wreath of reeds in her hair, earring and necklace; to left, fish swimming upwards. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΩΝ Ennodia, wearing chiton and wreath in her hair and holding transverse torch across her body seated facing on horse to right; above left, lion’s head water spout to left. Rogers 531. Lovely, glossy olive-green patina. A very well preserved coin, very rare thus. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1325
THESSALY, Pherai. Circa 280s-270s BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.20 g 3). Head of the water nymph Hypereia facing, turned slightly to left, wearing wreath of reeds in her hair, earring and necklace; to left, fish swimming upwards. Rev. ΦΕΡΑΙΩΝ Ennodia, wearing chiton and wreath in her hair and holding transverse torch across her body seated facing on horse to right; above left, lion’s head water spout to left. Rogers 533. A rare and attractive piece with a dark, reddish-brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 275 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1326
THESSALY. Proerna. Circa 306-283 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.54 g, 11 h). Head of a nymph facing, her head turned slightly to the right, wearing a simple hair band and a pendant earring in her right ear. Rev. ΠΡΩΕΡΝΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, her head to left, holding long torch in her left hand and two ears of wheat in her right; to left, Φ. Rogers 534. Very rare. Dark patina. Reverse rather softly struck, otherwise, about extremely fine/about very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1327
THESSALY, Proerna. Circa 306-283 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 23mm, 7.22 g 6). Head of a nymph facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing a necklace of pearls and with her hair in wild disorder. Rev. ΠΡΩΕΡ / ΝΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, wearing grain wreath and long robes, and holding a long torch with her left hand and grain ears in her right; to left, monogram of ΦΙ. Rogers -. SNG Copenhagen 248. Very rare, with a superb nymph’s head, conceived in a most original fashion. Dark, greenish-red patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
Lot 1328
THESSALY, Proerna. Circa 306-283 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.36 g 12). Head of a nymph facing, turned slightly to the right. Rev. ΠΡΩΕΡ / ΝΙΩΝ Demeter standing facing, wearing grain wreath and long robes, and holding a long torch with her left hand and grain ears in her right; to left, monogram of ΦΙ. SNG Munich 178. Very rare. Glossy, dark olive-green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1329
THESSALY, Rhizos. Circa 352-344 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 7.94 g 2). Laureate head of Zeus to right. Rev. ΡΙΖΟΥΣΙ[ΩΝ] Vine branch with bunch of grapes and two leaves; above grapes and below branch to left, Λ. Rogers 537. Traité IV, 746, pl. CCC, 18. Warren 1961 , pl. I, 3. Very rare. Very well struck in high relief, of lovely style and with a fine dark green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 1330
THESSALY, Rhizos. Circa 352-344 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 1.69 g 11). Head of Artemis to right, wearing earring, necklace and with her hair tied in a bun at the back. Rev. Ρ-Ι-Ζ-Ο-Υ-Σ-Ι-Ω within the rays of an eight-pointed star. Rogers 536. Extremely rare. A splendid, gem-like coin of superb style, with a fine, dark green patina. Minor edge nick on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1331
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 462/1-460 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.66 g 10). Head and neck of bull to left, head facing; above, dolphin to left. Rev. ϟΚ - Ο Head of bridled horse to right; all within incuse square. Liampi, 19961, V1/R1. Very rare. Somewhat rough surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1332
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 460-440 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.85 g 9). The hero Thessalos, nude but for petasos and cloak hanging behind his neck, standing right, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull rushing right. Rev. Σ-ΚΟ-ΤΕ Forepart of bridled horse rushing to right; all within incuse square. Triton XIII, 2005, 1135 (this coin, otherwise unpublished). Apparently unique. Lightly toned and very well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Lot 1333
THESSALY, Skotussa. Later 5th century BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.02 g 5). Forepart of horse to right; below, ΠΥ - Ν (last letter retrograde) Rev. ΣΚ - Ο Barley grain; all within incuse square. Auctiones 7, 1977, 164 (same obverse die. Traité IV, 626, pl. CCXCV, 6. An attractive and clear example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 900 CHF
Lot 1334
THESSALY, Skotussa. Later 5th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.44 g 7). Head of youthful hero, Thessalos, to right, wearing petasos. Rev. ΣΚ - Ο Barley grain; all within incuse square. Apparently unpublished and unknown. Unique, a coin of great interest. Slightly rough surfaces. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1335
THESSALY, Skotussa. End 5th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.31 g 12). Head of Herakles facing, with wide open eyes and a lionskin headdress. Rev. ΣΚ-Ο Bunch of grapes hanging from branch; all within incuse square. Demetriadi 2000, 4 and pl. 6, 4 (this coin). Unique. A tiny coin but with a portrait of startling intensity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Lot 1336
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 394-367 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.95 g 12). Head of bearded Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. Σ - ΚΟ Forepart of bridled horse to right, his head slightly lowered; all within shallow circular incuse. BMC 2. Jameson 1108 = Traité IV, 627, pl. CCXCV, 7 (this coin). SNG Lockett 1616 (same dies). A lovely example, nicely toned. Slightly porous surfaces. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 24000 CHF
Estimate: 900 CHF
Lot 1337
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 394-367 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 14mm, 2.72 g 12). Head of youthful, beardless Herakles to left, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. Σ - ΚΟ /ΦΠΑ Forepart of bridled horse to right, his head slightly lowered; all within shallow circular incuse. Rogers 541. SNG Copenhagen 255. Struck in high relief with an attractive, chocolate-brown patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2700 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1338
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 394-367 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 17mm, 5.32 g 5). Kantharos with high handles. Rev. Σ-Κ / Ο-Τ Club in saltire with an uncertain object. SNG Morcom 951 (misread and described as being from an uncertain western mint, otherwise unpublished. Extremely rare, a lovely, solid coin with a dark, glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1339
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 394-367 BC. Hemi-chalkous (Bronze, 11mm, 1.40 g 6). Head of bearded Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Σ-Κ-Ο-Τ Bunch of grapes hanging from branch; all within shallow circular incuse. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare, only a few examples known. Dark, glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1340
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 352-344 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 8.14 g 10). Head of nymph facing, turned slightly to right, her hair bound with a ribbon. Rev. ΣΚΟΤΘΥΣΣΑΙ / Ω - Ν Vine branch supporting bunch of grapes between two leaves. Rogers 543. SNG Copenhagen 256. Traité IV, 633, pl. CCXCV, 13-14. Fine glossy olive-green patina, and with a fascinating spelling mistake within the legend. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1341
THESSALY, Skotussa. Late 3rd century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.41 g 10). Head of Artemis facing, turned slightly to left, wearing a ‘melon’ hairstyle tied at the back and a plain necklace. Rev. ΣΚΟΤΟΥ / ΣΑΙΩΝ Poseidon seated left on stone; holding dolphin in his right hand and trident with his left. SNG Copenhagen 253. Quite rare, especially in good condition. Toned, but with some minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 325 CHF
Lot 1342
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa late 3rd - 2nd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 6.95 g 5). Head of bearded Herakles wearing lion skin headdress to right. Rev. ΣΚΟΤΟΥ / ΣΑΙΩΝ Club to left. Rogers 549. Rare. Bold, and with a dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1343
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa late 3rd - 2nd century BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 5.66 g 9). Head of Athena wearing close-fitting helmet adorned with a crest and plume. Rev. ΣΚΟ Bridled horse prancing to right. CNG electronic auction 208, 2009, 58 (same dies, but misidentified). Rogers 546 var. SNG Copenhagen 257-258 var. A lovely, clearly struck coin with a fine dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 350 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1344
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 300-190 BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 5.10 g 10). Head of Athena wearing close-fitting helmet adorned with a crest and plume. Rev. ΣΚΟΤΟΥ / ΣΑΙΩΝ Bridled horse prancing to right; below tail, Φ. Rogers 546 (the Φ is there termed a bunch of grapes in error). SNG Copenhagen 258 var. (Φ beneath horse). A lovely clear coin with a dark brownish-black patina with golden highlights). About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1345
THESSALY, Skotussa. Circa 300-190 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.64 g 12). Thessalian helmet to right. Rev. ΣΚΟΤΟΥ / [Σ]ΑΙΩΝ Animal (horse or hound) standing to right on club. Rogers 548. Dark greenish-brown patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1346
THESSALY, Thebai. Circa 302-286 BC. Drachm or Tetrobol (Silver, 4.19 g 12), A coin on both the Attic and Aeginetan standards. Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath and veil. Rev. ΘΗΒΑΙΩΝ Protesilaos, wearing crested helmet and armor, and holding shield in his left hand and sword in his right, advancing to right; behind him to left, prow of galley. Gorny & Mosch 151 (2006)), 152 (same dies). Hirsch XXV, 1909, 711 (same dies). Moustaka 1983 pp. 116 and 132, 92 and pl. 11, 92 (the coin on the right, same dies, but misidentified as a hemidrachm = NCirc November 1970, 12392). SNG Delepierre 1153 . Extremely rare. Lightly toned but with some deposits and minor marks. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 24000 CHF
Estimate: 550 CHF
Lot 1347
THESSALY, Thebai. Circa 302-286 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.62 g 11), Aeginetan standard, or, interchangeably, an Attic tetrobol. Head of Demeter to right, wearing grain wreath and veil. Rev. ΘΗΒΑΙΩΝ Protesilaos, wearing crested helmet and armor, and holding shield in his left hand and sword in his right, advancing to right over waves of the sea on the shore; behind him to left, prow of galley. BMC 1. Moustaka pl 11, 92 (the coin on the left). SNG Copenhagen 259. An attractive, clear example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Lot 1348
THESSALY, Thebai. Circa 302-286 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 7.67 g 1). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath and veil. Rev. ΘΗΒΑΙΩΝ Protesilaos, wearing crested helmet and armor, and holding shield in his left hand and sword in his right, advancing to right; behind him to left, prow of galley; to right, monogram of ΑΧ. Rogers 550 and fig. 306 (this coin). Rare. Very well centered and with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1349
THESSALY. Thebai. Circa 302-286 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19 mm, 5.68 g, 9 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath and veil. Rev. ΘΗΒΑΙΩΝ Horse prancing to right; below, monogram of ΑΧ. Rogers 552. Rare. Dark reddish-brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1350
THESSALY, Thebai. Circa 302-286 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.06 g 6). Head of Demeter to left, wearing veil. Rev. ΘΗ within laurel wreath tied at the bottom. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare, if not unique. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1351
THESSALY. Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.80 g, 6 h). Youthful hero, Thessalos, nude but for cloak and petasos hanging over his shoulder, striding right, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull moving right. Rev. ΤΡΙ - ΚΚ - ΑΙΟΝ (retrograde) Forepart of bridled horse to right; all within very shallow incuse circle. Peus 380, 2004, 347 (same dies). Cf. Traité IV, 546 var. Nicely struck and sharp, though reverse slightly lightly struck. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1352
THESSALY, Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.91 g 5). Hero, Thessalos, nude but for cloak hanging over his shoulder, his petasos fallen to the ground below his feet, striding right, his bearded head partially facing the viewer, holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull rushing right. Rev. ΤΡΙ - Κ - ΚΑΙ - ΩΝ (retrograde) Forepart of horse to right (without bridle). Apparently unpublished. Rare, a very intriguing coin, with a most unusual obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 325 CHF
Lot 1353
THESSALY. Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.87 g, 10 h). Youthful hero, Thessalos, nude but for cloak and petasos hanging over his shoulder, striding right, but facing front; twisting, with both hands, a band around the head of the forepart of a bull, rushing to right. Rev. Τ - ΡΙ - ΚΚ - ΑΙ - ΩΝ (partially retrograde) Forepart of horse to right. Traité IV, 547, pl. CCXCI, 17 var. A rare variety. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1354
THESSALY, Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.97 g 1). Horse galloping to right. Rev. ΤΡΙΚΚΑ The Nymph Trikka standing right, fully draped, holding a box in her left hand and opening it with her right; all within a shallow incuse square. As CNG electronic auction 230, 24 March 2010, 46 (same dies). Cf. Traité IV, 553, pl. CCXCII, 3 (but horse to left). Very rare. Rough surfaces. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1355
THESSALY, Trikka. Circa 440-400 BC. Obol (Silver, 0.86 g 5). Horse galloping to right. Rev. ΤΡΙΚ / ΚΑΙΟΝ Athena striding left, wearing helmet, aegis and robes, hurling horizontal spear with her right hand and with shield over her left shoulder; all within incuse square. Cf. Traité IV, 551 (but horse to right). Rare. Somewhat rough surfaces with some minor marks, but with clear and well centered types. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1356
THESSALY, Trikka. Later 5th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.58 g 6). Youthful bare male head to right. Rev. ΤΡ - ΙΚ Forepart of horse to right; all within shallow incuse. Cf. CNG MBS 82, 2009, 481 (apparently the same dies, but otherwise seemingly unpublished,. Extremely rare and the finest example known. A coin of lovely style, very well struck. Some slight surface roughness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 325 CHF
Lot 1357
THESSALY, Trikka. Later 5th century BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 0.51 g 3). Youthful bare male head to right. Rev. ΤΡ - ΙΚ Forepart of horse to right, turned slightly towards the viewer; all within shallow incuse square. Apparently unpublished. . A lovely coin, of unusually fine style. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 325 CHF
Lot 1358
THESSALY, Trikka. First half of the 4th century BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 21mm, 8.42 g 7). Head of the nymph Trikka to right, wearing a pendant earring and with her hair in a roll. Rev. ΤΡΙΚΚΑΙ - ΩΝ Asklepios, draped to the waist, seated right on backless stool, holding staff over his left shoulder and holding dove by its wings in his right hand, feeding it to a snake coiled to left on the right; below stool, Α. Rogers 552. SNG Copenhagen 267. SNG Munich 192. Rare and clear. Dark, greenish-black patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1359
THESSALY, Trikka. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 1.98 g 10). Head of the nymph Trikka to right, with triple-pendant earring and rolled hair. Rev. ΤΡΙΚ- Κ[ΑΙΩΝ] Warrior, nude but for conical helmet, charging to right, with spear held in his right hand and large oval shield in his left. G. Hirsch Nachf. 263, 22 September 2009, 2277 (same dies). Rare. An attractive coin with a dark green patina. Reverse a little weakly struck. Nearly extremely fine/ very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1360
THESSALY, Trikka. First half of the 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15mm, 3.15 g 5). Head of the nymph Trikka to right, with pendant earring and rolled hair. Rev. ΤΡΙΚΚ - ΑΙΩΝ Warrior striding right, wearing Corinthian helmet and holding short sword in his right hand and round shield with his left; within shield, hippocamp (?) to right. Rogers 553 var. Rare. Fine, glossy dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1361
THESSALY, Tripolis. Circa 370s-350s BC. Trichalkon (Bronze, 18mm, 5.83 g 6). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΤΡΙΠΟ / ΛΙΤΑΝ Tripod. K. Liampi, Ein numismatisches Zeugnis für den Bund der perrhaibischen Tripolis im zweiten Viertel des 4.Jh.v.Chr., JNG 40 (1990), pp. 11-22, 16, dies V2/R1. Extremely rare. Nicely centered and with a fine, dark patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Lot 1362
ISLANDS off THESSALY, Ikos. 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 3.04 g 9). Head of Poseidon to right, wearing wreath of water plants. Rev. ΙΚ-ΙΩ-Ν Trident head upwards, between two opposed dolphins swimming downwards. Lindgren II, 1417 (this coin. Rogers 558 (almost certainly the same dies) = Traité IV, 757. Extremely rare. Glossy black patina and of good style, but with some pitting on the obverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1363
ISLANDS off THESSALY, Peparethos. Circa 361-340 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13mm, 2.09 g 10). Head of bearded Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Π-Ε High-handled Kantharos from which grow two vine tendrils with a bunch of grapes hanging from each; above, ivy leaf. BMC 1. Rogers 559. SNG Copenhagen 359. Traité IV, 768/770, pl. CCCII, 5 & 7 (but 770 misdescribed as having a beardless head of Dionysos). A very pretty example with a glossy black patina. Minor traces of corrosion, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1364
ISLANDS off THESSALY, Peparethos. Second century BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15mm, 4.26 g 1). Youthful head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΠΕ / Π-Α / Ρ-Η Kantharos. BMC 7. Rogers 563. SNG Munich 273. SNG Copenhagen 363. A pleasant, bold example with a dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1365
ISLANDS off THESSALY, Peparethos. Augustus. 27 BC - 14 AD. Trichalkon (Bronze, 19mm, 8.47 g 1). ΣΕΒΑΣ Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. ΠΕΠΑ Bearded head of Dionysos to right. RPC I, 1420. Rogers 568. A neat, clear example with a brown patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1366
ISLANDS OFF THESSALY, Skiathos. Circa 350-344 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.81 g, 12 h). Male head wearing taenia to left. Rev. ΣΚΙ /ΑΘΙ Kerykeion. Rogers 573. A beautiful coin with a wonderful pale green patina. Some breaks in the patina, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1367
ISLANDS off THESSALY, Skyros. c. 485-480 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 8.75 g 12). Two long horned and bearded goats, opposed vertically, back to back, with their heads turned inwards and their legs extended; between them, five-lobed fig leaf. Rev. Stellate design composed of a large central globule surrounded by four smaller ones and by two rays (towards the upper left and lower right) and two three-lobed fig leaves (towards the upper right and lower left); all within incuse square; die breaks at top, mid left edge and lower left edge. Balcer dies A.7/P.4 (same dies, and with the same die breaks as Balcer 16-18). Very rare. Darkly toned. Roughly struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55000 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Lot 1368
ISLANDS off THESSALY, Skyros. Circa 485-480 BC. Tetrobol (Silver, 2.87 g). Two long horned and bearded goats, opposed vertically, back to back, with their heads turned inwards and their legs extended; between them, three-lobed fig leaf. Rev. Stellate design composed of a large central globule surrounded by four smaller ones and by two rays (towards the upper left and lower right) and two three-lobed fig leaves (towards the upper right and lower left); all within incuse square. Balcer 24 (this coin). Extremely rare. Toned. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Lot 1369
ISLANDS off THESSALY, Skyros. Circa 485-480 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 0.84 g). Foreparts of two horned and bearded goats facing each other, above exergual line; between them, pellet. Rev. Stellate design composed of a large central globule surrounded by four rays; all within incuse square. Balcer A.10/P.7, 27-30. Extremely rare. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 8500 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 1370
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Stater (Silver, 6.23 g 10), Poli.... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind head, monogram. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, Π-Ο / Λ-Ι. BMC 4. SNG Berry 554. A bright and attractive example. Traces of overstriking on the obverse. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1371
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.11 g 11), Poly.... Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, monogram of ΖΩ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, Π-Ο / Λ-Υ. BMC 38. Attractively toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1372
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.01 g 2). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with griffin on the bowl; behind, monogram. Rev. ΘΕΣ / ΣΑΛΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right; below, monogram of ΠΟΛΥ (or ΠΟΛΙ). SNG Berry 560. Of good style and nicely toned. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1373
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.19 g 11), Gaua... and Poly.... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind, ΓΑΥΑ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, Π-Ο / Λ-Υ; to right, below spear, bunch of grapes. Apparently unpublished. Rare. A clear and attractive coin. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1374
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.22 g 3), Eu... and Pho.... Laureate head of Apollo to right; to left, monogram of ΕΥ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, Φ / Ο. SNG Copenhagen 304. SNG Ashmolean 3819. Attractively toned and very nice. Minor die rust on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1375
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 2.05 g 12). Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind, monogram of ΑΝ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; at right, on top of Athena’s spear, owl standing right. BMC 44 var. (possibly unpublished). Rare. A lovely piece, toned and of good style. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1376
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 25mm, 13.81 g 12), Ortho.... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind, monogram of ΣΩΤ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, Ο-Ρ / Θ-Ο. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare. A bold and attractive coin with a dark patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Lot 1377
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Second half 2nd century BC. Lot of three bronze coins: a trichalkon and two chalkoi. 1377.1 22 mm, 8.42 g 3. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia to right, monogram of ΑΝΤ to right. Rogers 14 var. 1377.2 17 mm 4.18 g 11. Laureate head Zeus to right. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia to right, monogram of ΥΦΕ to right. Rogers 52. 1377.314 mm, 4.09 g 3. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia to right, monogram of ΚΡ to right. Rogers 42b var. The second scarce, all with nice green patinas. Good very fine or better (3).
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1378
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - early 1st century BC. Stater (Silver, 6.33 g 1), Sosibios and Simy.... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind, ΣΩΣΙΒΙΟΥ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, Σ-Ι / Μ-Υ; to right, above spear, fly to left. Klose Group II, cited on p. 344. A lovely well struck piece. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1379
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - early 1st century BC. Stater (Silver, 6.19 g, 1 h), Philok.. and Epikratid.... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; above Athena’s spear, ΦΙ-ΛΟΚ; in exergue, ΕΠΙΚΡΑΤ; in field to right, monogram of ΓΑ. Klose p. 341, 24 (this coin). Bold and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1380
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC. Stater (Silver, 6.15 g 12), Menedemos, Pherekrates Neoteros ( = Pherekrates the Younger) and Ni.... Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind, ΜΕΝΕΔΗ / ΜΟΣ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; in field to left and right, starting above the spear and continuing down, ΦΕ-ΡΕ / ΚΡ-ΑΤΗ / Σ Ν-ΕΩ / ΤΕ-ΡΟΣ; below Athena’s shield, ΝΙ. Klose 16 var. Some minor marks, otherwise, lightly toned and interesting. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1381
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC. Stater (Silver, 5.82 g 12), Eurydamas and Hegesaretos. Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; above spear, ΕΥ-ΡΥΔΑ; in field to left and right, Μ-Α / Ν-Τ / Ο-Σ; in exergue, ΗΓΗΣΑΡΕΤΟΣ. Cf. Klose p. 345, but surely misread. Very attractive and perfectly struck. Lightly toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1382
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.19 g 12), Sosipatros, Alketas and two monograms. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with griffin on the bowl; behind, Φ; below, ΣΩΣΙΠΑΤΡΟΣ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right; below, monogram of ΤΚ; in exergue, ΑΛΚΕΤΟΥ. Unpublished and otherwise unknown apart from its two previous auction appearances. A superb and very pretty piece, beautifully preserved . Hairline crack, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 10000 CHF
Estimate: 550 CHF
Lot 1383
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.09 g 12), Alketas, Sosipatros, Xe..., and monogram. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with plain bowl; behind, monogram. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right; below, ΞΕ; above, ΑΛΚΕ / ΤΟΥ; in exergue, ΣΩΣΙΠΑΤΡΟΣ. SNG Ashmolean 3824. Nicely toned and clear. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Lot 1384
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.28 g 12), Kraterophron and Amynandros. Bust of Athena to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet with plain bowl. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right; above, ΚΡΑΤΕ / ΡΟΦΡΟ / ΝΟΣ; in exergue, ΑΜΥΝΑΝΔΡΟΣ. SNG Hart 572. Very rare. An attractive coin with types in high relief. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 28000 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 1385
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Late 2nd - mid 1st century BC. Lot of four bronze coins: three trichalka and one dichalkon. 1385.1 20 mm, 10.30 g 1. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ-ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia standing to right; above, ΘΡΑ and owl. Rogers 20.1385.2 20 mm, 7.22 g 12. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ-ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia standing to right; above, ΙΠΠ-ΟΛΟ; to left and right, Α-Ρ. Rogers 21. 1385.3 22 mm, 6.97 g 12. Laureate head of Apollo to right, between ΓΕΝ-ΝΙ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ-ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia standing to right; above, ΓΕΝ-ΝΙΠΠΟΥ; to left and right, the two caps of the Dioskouri surmounted by stars. Rogers 35. 1385.4 19mm, 5.37 g 12. Helmeted head of Athena to right; around, ΝΥΣ-ΣΑΝ-ΔΡΟΥ. Rev. ΘΕΣ-ΣΑΛΩΝ Horse prancing right; to right, grain ear. Rogers 46. A most attractive group with fine patinas. Good very fine or better (4).
Hammer Price: 2500 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1386
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Third quarter of the 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.18 g 12), Androsthenes and Aristokles. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind head, ΕΠΙ ΑΝΔΡΟ / ΣΘΕΝΟΥΣ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; above spear, Α-ΡΙΣ; in field to left and right, ΤΟ /ΚΛΗ / Σ. Helly 1966, 14 = SNG Berry 559. Rare. Attractive and toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1387
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Third quarter of the 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 4.05 g 12), Aga.... Helmeted head of Athena to right; above, ΑΓΑ. Rev. ΘΕΣ / ΣΑ-ΛΩ-Ν Bridled horse prancing right. SNG Copenhagen 309. Unusually nice and clear, an exellent example. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
Lot 1388
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid 40s BC. Stater (Silver, 6.19 g, 1 h), Nikokrates, Philoxenides and Petraios. Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath; behind, ΝΙΚΟΚΡΑΤΟΥΣ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; to right, palm branch; above spear, ΦΙΛΟΞ-ΕΝΙΔΟΥ; in exergue, ΠΕΤΡΑΙΟΣ. Klose p. 350, S = SNG Copenhagen 298. A superb example, beautifully struck and centered on a very broad flan. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Estimate: 225 CHF
Lot 1389
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Mid 40s BC. Half-stater or drachm (Silver, 2.88 g 12), Nikokrates, Philoxenides and Petraios. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind and below head, ΝΙΚΟΚΡΑΤΟΥΣ. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩ-Ν Artemis striding right, wearing long chiton and holding torch in each hand; above, ΦΙΛ -ΟΞΕ; in exergue, monogram of ΠΕΤΡΑ. De Luynes 1879 = Klose p. 350, O. Very rare. Toned but with somewhat rough surfaces. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 175 CHF
Lot 1390
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa 44-40 BC. Stater (Silver, 6.07 g 12), Polyxenos and Eukolos. Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia striding right, hurling spear with her right hand and extending shield in her left; above spear, ΠΟΛΥ-ΞΕΝΟΥ; in exergue, ΕΥΚΟ[ΛΟΣ]. Helly 1966, 2. SNG Copenhagen 291. Attractive, toned and remarkably well centered for this issue. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1391
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa later 30s - 27 BC. Tetrachalkon or Trihemiobol (Bronze, 23mm, 16.91 g 12), Eubiotos and Petraios. Head of Zeus to right, wearing oak wreath. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ The hero Thessalos jumping from his horse, in background galloping to right, onto a bull rushing to right, the head of which he restrains by the use of a band held with both of his hands; above, ΕΥΒΙΟΤΟΥ; below, ΠΕΤΡΑΙΟΣ. Burrer p. 62. Rogers 58 (but misdescribed). SNG Munich 238-240 (but misdescribed). Y. Stoyas, Rare Pseudo-autonomous Issues of the Thessalian League struck in Imperial Times (in modern Greek), Studies Touratsoglou (Athens 2009), p.452, fig. 10 (this coin). Bold and with a dark, brown patina, amongst the clearest examples in existence. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Lot 1392
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Third quarter of the 1st century BC. Dichalkon or Obol (Orichalcum, 18mm, 8.45 g 1), Nikokrates and Eubiotos. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Artemis striding right, wearing long chiton and holding two torches; to left and right, ΝΙΚΟΚΡΑΤH[Σ] /ΕΥΒΙΟΤΟΥ. Burrer p. 62. Rogers 56 and fig. 9 (but the name of Eubiotos has been omitted in the text, though visible in the figure). Rare. Dark patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Estimate: 100 CHF
Lot 1393
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Circa late 30s - 27 BC. Obol (Bronze, 20mm, 6.99 g 1), Philokrates, Italos and Petraios. ΦΙΛΟΚΡΑ / ΤΟΥΣ Helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right. Rev. ΘΕΣΣΑ / ΛΩΝ Athena Itonia standing to left, holding Nike in her outstretched right hand and spear and shield in her right; above, ΙΤΑ-ΛΟΥ; below, ΠΕΤΡΑΙΟΣ. Burrer p. 62. Rogers 59. SNG Munich 241. Dark patina. An unusually complete example, with full legends and very clearly struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1394
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Octavian. Obol (Bronze, 20mm, 6.36 g 7), Ita(los) and Pet(raios), 31-27 BC. ΘΕΟΣ ΚΑΕ-ΣΑ ΘΕΣΣΑΛ Bare head of Octavian to right; below head, ΙΤΑ. Rev. ΛΕΙΟΥΙΑ ΗΡΑ Head of Livia to right, her hair in a roll; below neck, monogram of ΠΕΤ. Burrer 4. RPC I 1427. A clear and sharp piece with a fine green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 1395
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Augustus. 27 BC - 14 AD. Hemiassarion (Bronze, 17mm, 4.35 g 4), Sosandros, circa 23/22 BC. ΣΩΣΑΝ-ΔΡΟΥ Helmeted head of Athena to right. Rev. ΘΕΣ / ΣΑΛΩΝ Horse trotting to right. Burrer 33. RPC S-1425A. Rare. Light green, glossy patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Estimate: 150 CHF
Lot 1396
THESSALY, Thessalian League. Augustus. 27 BC - 14 AD. Assarion (Bronze, 19mm, 4.38 g 5), Sosandros and Megalokles, Circa 23/22 BC. ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ ΘΕΣΣΑΛ[ΩΝ] Bare head of Augustus to right. Rev. Μ-ΕΓΑΛΟΚΛ[ΗΣ] / ΣΩΣ-ΑΝΔΡΟΥ Athena Itonia hurling spear to right; to right, monogram of ΑΡ. Burrer 46. RPC I 1426. Attractive green patina. Some scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 250 CHF
Estimate: 125 CHF
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