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154884
154884. Sold For $365

THESSALY, Thessalian League. 196-146 BC. AR Stater (25mm, 6.35 gm). Pythonos and Kleomachides, magistrates. Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath / QESSA-LWN, Athena Itonia advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield; PUQ-WNO[S] above, KLEOMACID[HS] in exergue, tripod to right. McClean -; BMC Thessaly pg. 2, 23; SNG Copenhagen 293. EF.

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