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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1066. Estimate CHF600. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Iolkos. Mid 4th century BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 14mm, 2.20 g 12). Head of Artemis Iolkia to right, with an earring and with her hair in a bun at the back of her head. Rev. ΙΩΛΚΙΩΝ Prow of galley Argo to left, with branch attached to the stem post. Liampi, 2005, pp. 23-40 1c (this coin. Extremely rare, one of less than half a dozen known coins from this mint. With an attractive dark patina, sharply struck and well centered. Extremely fine.

For a full discussion of the dating and meaning of this coin Liampi cannot be bettered.