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Thessaly, Thessalian League, AR double-victoriatus, 2nd-1st centuries BC, NGC XF, strike 4/5, surfac

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Thessaly, Thessalian League, AR double-victoriatus, 2nd-1st centuries BC, NGC XF, strike 4/5, surfac
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Thessaly, Thessalian League, AR double-victoriatus, 2nd-1st centuries BC, NGC XF, strike 4/5, surface 3/5. 5.90 grams. Head of Zeus right wearing an oak crown / Athena Itonia walking right, brandishing spear and holding shield, monograms of above and below. The double victoriati belong to the federal currency introduced after the battle of Kynoskephalai in 196, when the Thessalians were proclaimed free by Flamininus. Faint scratches on obverse, otherwise well struck and nicely centered. NGC #43723208-002.