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Triton XIV, Lot: 105. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-420 BC. AR Trihemiobol (11mm, 1.59 g, 9h). Aeginetic standard. Hoof of horse in profile in circular pellet border on raised disc (shield?); all within circular pellet border / Draped bust of Asklepios right, wearing laurel wreath; coiled serpent to right, Λ-API around; all within incuse square. Cf. Herrmann Group IIIE-F, pl. III, 15 (obol); Moustaka -; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG München -; cf. Traité IV 690-1 (obols); cf. Gorny & Mosch 118, lot 1306 (obol [not diobol as listed]). Good VF, light porosity. Unpublished denomination of a very rare series.