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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1137. Estimate CHF450. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Hemidrachm (Silver, 3.07 g 6). Head of the nymph Larissa to right, wearing a single-pendent earring and with her hair rolled and bound with a thin ribbon. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ Horse standing with lowered head to left, about to roll over; beneath horse’s belly, plant, in exergue, ΠΛΕ[Ι]. Herrmann Group IVb, pl.IV, 9 (same obverse die). McClean 4609. Very rare. Struck on a tight flan with some minor marks. Nearly extremely fine.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica I, 29 March 1989, 154 (CHF 2800).