THESSALY. Ainianes. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.73 g, 11 h), Hypata. Laureate and bearded head of Zeus to left. Rev. AINIAN-ΩN The hero Phemios, nude but for a belt holding a short sword in a scabbard and a chlamys draped over his shoulders and his left arm, standing left, facing front with his head turned to right, hurling a javelin with his right hand and holding his petasos, as if it were a small shield, with his left; on the ground line between his feet, sideways Φ. BCD I 1013. BCD II 26. Traité IV, 452, pl. CCLXXXVII, 15. Rare and struck fine style dies. Very fine.
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