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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 1173. Estimate CHF125. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. 2nd Century BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20mm, 9.12 g 2). Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind head, uncertain monogram. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑ[Ι] - ΩΝ Artemis standing right, holding bow with her outstretched left hand and drawing arrow from her quiver with her left; to right, indistinct Μ-shaped monogram. Rogers 306. A bold piece with a dark olive patina. Nearly extremely fine.

A note from BCD: On other specimens the reverse monogram is clearly an ΜΕ combination.