obolos 14
15 December 2019
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Lot 108
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
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THESSALY. Methylion. First half of the 4th century BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 14.5 mm, 1.08 g, 12 h). Youthful male diademed head to right, with short, wavy hair. 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 bull standing right behind her. BCD Thessaly II 464 (same dies). Heyman -. Extremely rare, especially so clear and legible. Porous as usual, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

Current Status
Online bidding closes:
15 Dec 2019 16:54:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
23 Jun 2021 19:20:16 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
440 CHF by Mailbidder4097 (Bids: 12)

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Lot 108
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Methylion. First half of the 4th century BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 14.5 mm, 1.08 g, 12 h). Youthful male diademed head to right, with short, wavy hair. 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 bull standing right behind her. BCD Thessaly II 464 (same dies). Heyman -. Extremely rare, especially so clear and legible. Porous as usual, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Lot 109
Starting Price: 150 CHF
THESSALY. Pharkadon. Late 5th - early 4th century BC. Obol (Silver, 12 mm, 0.86 g, 10 h). Horse walking to right. Rev. Φ-Α-Ρ-Κ (partially retrograde) Herakles standing right, nude but for lion's skin 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. BCD Thessaly I 1274 (same dies). Of very fine style and with a beautifully made reverse. Scratch on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Lot 110
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Pharsalos. Mid-late 5th century BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 15 mm, 2.97 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet and drop earring. Rev. Φ-ΑR Horse’s head to right; all within incuse square. BCD Thessaly I 1277. BCD II 630 (same dies). HGC 4, 630. Lavva 8 (V6/R5). Exceptionally well-struck and clear. Usual die break on the reverse, and a small test cut on the reverse edge, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
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