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737194. Sold For $365

THESSALY, Thessalian League. 196-146 BC. AR Stater (22mm, 6.11 gm). Laureate head of Zeus right / QESSA-LWN, Athena advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield; to right, Artemis standing right, holding torch; [F]ILIP-POU above, [Q]EMISTOGENHS across inner fields. McClean -; BMC Thessaly pg. 3, 28; SNG Copenhagen 296. Toned, good VF.

This denomination has traditionally been called a "double victoriatus." We are grateful to Yiannis Stoyas for informing us that the correct term is "stater," as attested to in a number of inscriptions from the time