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Nomos 4

10 May 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Estimate: 250 CHF
Hammer Price: 4500 CHF
Lot 1027

THESSALY, Atrax. Circa 360s-340s BC (or later?). Dichalkon (Bronze, 15mm, 2.73 g 11). Bearded head of Atrax to right. Rev. ΑΤΡΑ / ΓΙΩΝ Bull, with head lowered, butting to right. Cf. Rogers 160. Rare. Minor die break on the obverse, otherwise, an exceptional coin with a superb green patina and lovely style. Good extremely fine.

Precisely when this coin should be dated is not really clear. The wonderful style points towards the 4th century, but it could well be later. Perhaps it should be placed at the end of the 4th century?

Online bidding closes: 10 May 2011, 14:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 11 Aug 2022, 15:49:43 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:4500 CHF

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