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90041123
Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1123. Estimate CHF750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 460-440 BC. Drachm (Silver, 6.08 g 12). Thessalos, with petasos and cloak over his shoulders, striding left, holding a rushing bull with a band around its horns; to left, branch; on ground line below, plant; in exergue, ΤΟ. Rev. ΛΑ / Ρ / ΙΣΑΙ (partially retrograde) Bridled horse, with dangling rein, galloping right; all within incuse square. BMC 17. Herrmann Group III, pl II, 2. Lorber 2008, pl. 42, 42. Traité IV, 659, pl. CCXCVI, 16 (same dies). An attractive example, nicely toned, but with a slightly rough surface. Nearly extremely fine.


Ex The Numismatic Auction 2, 12 Decmber 1983, 99 ($2250).