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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1110. Estimate CHF350. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF4200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.01 g 11). Hero holding a band in both his hands around the head of the forepart of a bull to right. Rev. ΛΑ - R - Ι Forepart of bridled horse rushing to right, with trailing rein; all within incuse square. Herrmann III B, pl, I, 23. Lorber 2008, pl. 41, 12. Slightly rough surfaces but, otherwise, a sharp and attractive coin. Nearly extremely fine.

Acquired from CNG in December 1996 for $495, originally bought in London.