THESSALY. Trikka. Circa 425-400 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 16 mm, 2.78 g, 6 h). Youthful hero, Thessalos, nude but for his cloak and petasos hanging over his shoulder, striding right, but with his head torso slightly turned to front; holding, with both hands, a band around the head of the forepart of a bull, rushing to right. Rev. Τ - ΡΙ - Κ- ΑΙO-Ν (sic!) Forepart of horse to right; all within incuse square. BCD II, 781.2,4 var (arrangement of ethnic). HGC 4, 311. With a lively obverse representation of excellent early Classical style. Surfaces slightly porous, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF