THESSALY, Ainianes. Hypata. Trihemidrachm (Silver, 22mm, 7.59 g 12), Magistrate Leukidas, 1st century BC. Head of Athena to right wearing Attic helmet decorated with tendril, pegasus and four horse protomes. Rev. ΑΙΝΙΑΝΩΝ left up, ΛΕΥΚΙΔΑ right down, Phemios as a slinger, naked but for chlamys over his shoulder and sword in scabbard, shooting sling to right; behind, leaning against his right leg, two spears; to right, wheat ear on stalk with leaves. SNG Cop. 12. Callataÿ, Argent, p.129, 19 (this coin). Lovely dark toning. An attractive example with an impressive pedigree. Good very fine.
From the BCD Collection, ex Triton XV, 4 January 2012, lot 37. Ex NFA XVI, 2 December 1985, 157. From the Prowe Collection and ex Egger 40, 2 May 1912, 787.