, , Dionysius I, 405 - 367 B.C.
The model for the on the is derived from the facing Arethusa by Kimon. This issue is usually attributed to Exakestidas with examples signed E or EΞ. Stylistic differences suggest other engravers also worked the issue. This example, signed EE, is of the very finest and clearly the of Exakestidas. EΞ was probably intended. No other examples of the signed EE are known to .SH83659. Bronze tetras, cf. II p. 59 ff., 29 (unlisted dies); 385; 679; 1107; 1432 (R1, 415-405 B.C.); -; -, aEF, the finest , nice green , light corrosion, edge flaws, 2.23 g, maximum 14.7 mm, 90o, mint, c. 400 B.C.; of nymph Arethusa facing slightly left, wearing , earring, and necklace, , EE (master engraver signature, blundered EΞ for Exakestidas) lower left below hair; octopus; ex Savoca Numismatik GmbH & Co. KG, auction 6 (9 Apr 2015), lot 68; $630.00 (€560.70)
Pharsalos, , , 370 - 340 B.C.
Pharsalos, built on a hillside of the Narthacius Mountains, was one of the main cities in . In the Persian Wars, Pharsalos sided with the Athenians. In the early 4th century B.C., the city was a of the Thessalian League. Later, it joined the under . The became a theater of war where the Aetolians and the Thessalians clashed with the Macedonians, especially during the Second and the Third Macedonian Wars. After the defeat of the , Pharsalos and the whole became a of the Roman Republic. Pharsalos is famous for being the scene of the final battle between and Pompey.
GS84796. Silver , 126 (V58/R73), 655, 634 (S), VF, classical , centered on a , marks, , etched , 2.886 g, maximum 16.3 mm, 225o, Pharsalos (Farsala, ) mint, 370 - 340 B.C.; of right, wearing pendant earring and crested Attic helmet with raised cheek flaps, adorned with scrolls, hair out from under the neck guard, T (the master engraver Telephantos) over IΠ (his apprentice?) behind neck; ΦAPΣ (from upper left, clockwise), horse's and neck right, concave ; die of the finest signed by the master die engraver Telephantos, ex BCD with his round tag noting, "T/ne ex Thess., Sept. 1986, 45000 drs."; $280.00 (€249.20)
, , c. 415 B.C.; Signed by Phrygillos
and signed by the master Phrygillos. referring to this notes, "Coins exist signed by signed by Kimon (KIM), Phrygillos (ΦPI), Eukleidas (EY) and by an unknown engraver with the letter E (Eumenes?)." The signature on this coin is clear.GI74382. Bronze hemilitron,
p. 47, 19 fr 4/7 (same dies); 412; p. 182, 243; 696 ( symbol off ); 1186; 1479 (S), gVF, beautiful green , some light corrosion, 1/4 off-center but mostly on , 3.768 g, maximum 15.6 mm, 240o, mint, c. 415 B.C.; of Arethusa left, hair in inscribed ΦPI, downward behind; four-spoked wheel, ΣY−PA divided by spoke across upper two quarters, down and inward in each of the lower quarters; SOLD
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