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372, Lot: 277. Estimate $75.
Sold for $45. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Koinon of Thessaly. Hadrian. AD 117-138. Æ Diassarion (21mm, 4.72 g, 6h). Nikomachos, strategos. Struck circa AD 123-125. ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΝ ΚΑΙCΑΡΑ ΘЄCCΑΛΟΙ, laureate head right, with slight drapery / OX NIKO MAXOY, Minerva standing right, holding shield and preparing to hurl spear; monogram at beginning of legend. Burrer Em. 1, 89 corr. (A18/R64; rectangular epsilons and chi with crossbar); cf. BCD Thessaly I 1409 (bust type, attributed as assarion); BCD Thessaly II 951.6 and 952.1; RPC III 453. VF, black-brown patina.

From the BCD Collection.