THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1113. Estimate CHF400.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011.
Sold For CHF15000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.50 g 5). Ο - Ϟ Horseman, wearing petasos and chlamys and carrying two spears, riding horse walking to left. Rev.
ΛΑRΙϞ Α (retrograde
The nymph Larissa seated left, on a chair with a curve-topped back, holding mirror in her left hand and raising her right hand towards her face. Herrmann III D/E, pl. II, 13. Traité IV, 676, pl. CCXCVII, 9 (but with Ϟ in the legend, not Σ). A lovely coin with an even grey tone. Minor die flaw on the reverse, otherwise
, nearly extremely fine.