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18 December 2022


Rare issue from Phaloria

Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Lot 90

THESSALY. Phaloria. Mid 3rd century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 21 mm, 7.84 g, 12 h). Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ΦΑΛ-ΩΡ-I-ΑΣΤΩΝ Artemis-Bendis, wearing short chiton, hunting boots and Phrygian cap, seated left on rock, holding arrow in her right hand, and with bow and quiver over her shoulder. BCD Thessaly I 1263 (same reverse die?). HGC 4, 289. A. Moustaka, Bendis in Thessalien. Zu zwei Varianten eines Münztypus der Stadt Phaloreia, in: Festschrift Furtwängler, pp. 345-350, A 1. Rogers 461. Green patina and extremely rare. Very fine.

For the identification of the figure on the reverse as Bendis, see Moustaka (cited above).

Online bidding closes: 18 Dec 2022, 14:45:00 CET Current Date & Time: 7 Feb 2023, 21:47:35 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:75 CHF by MailBidder1037 (1 bid)
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