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Nomos 8

22 October 2013
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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Estimate: 750 CHFHammer Price: No Bids
Lot 133

THESSALY, Orthe. Late 4th - early 3rd century. Trichalkon (Bronze, 22mm, 7.79 g 12). Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet with serpent coiled on the bowl. Rev. ΟΡΘΙΕΙΩΝ Forepart of a horse springing to right from a rocky outcrop, on which grows an olive tree; around, olive wreath with ties below. BCD I 1220. Moustaka 30. Rogers 421. Traité IV 595, pl. CCXCIII, 16. A clear example with a matte olive green patina. Good very fine.


Ex Nomos 8, 22 October 2013, 133 and from a European private collection acquired prior to 2000.

The head of Athena on the obverse is very clearly copied from the gold distaters and staters of Alexander minted in Macedonia, as Price 163 ff.; thus the earliest date for this coin is probably the 320s.

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