obolos 15
24. May 2020
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Lot 163
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
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THESSALY. Hypata. Circa 400-344 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.01 g, 10 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind neck, thunderbolt. Rev. ΥΠΑΤ-ΙΩΝ Athena Nikephoros standing left, holding spear; round shield to lower right. Unpublished but from the same dies as the only other example known, CNG e-auction 357 (2015), 59. This is only the second known example of this very rare and desirable type. Nearly very fine.



The bronze coins of Hypate are by far the rarest of all Thessalian issues.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 16:21:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
10 Jul 2020 17:28:34 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
600 CHF by Iolkia (Bids: 16)

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Lot 163
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THESSALY. Hypata. Circa 400-344 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.01 g, 10 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind neck, thunderbolt. Rev. ΥΠΑΤ-ΙΩΝ Athena Nikephoros standing left, holding spear; round shield to lower right. Unpublished but from the same dies as the only other example known, CNG e-auction 357 (2015), 59. This is only the second known example of this very rare and desirable type. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Lot 164
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 400-375 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.79 g, 8 h). Head of young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜ-ΙΕ-Ω -Ν Amphora with tall handles, to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD II 122. HGC 4, 121. SNG Copenhagen 76. Porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Lot 165
Starting Price: 45 CHF
THESSALY. Lamia. Circa 360s-350s BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 17 mm, 2.69 g, 11 h). Head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΛΑΜΙΕ-ΩΝ Amphora with tall handles; above, ivy leaf; to right, prochous with handle to right. BCD II 123. SNG Copenhagen 77. Clear. Die break on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
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