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Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 403. Estimate $150. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Phalanna. Circa 400-344 BC. Æ 15mm (2.48 g, 8h). Bearded head right (Ares?) / Head of nymph right, hair in net tied with ribbons. Rogers 455 (this coin referenced); SNG Copenhagen 208. Good VF, dark green-brown patina.

From the Christopher Morcom Collection. Ex Naville V (18 June 1923), lot 1770.

Rogers notes that this coin is a Christodoulos forgery, but the coin appears genuine, and none of the published dies are of this type.