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89000348

Larissa. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 348. Estimate $300.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(348.1) THESSALY, Larissa. 479/475 - circa 460 BC. AR Obol (9.5mm, 0.82 g, 3h). Head of nymph Larissa r., her hair bound with a ribbon and tied at the back; border of dots / ΛΑRΙ below, the Ι horizontal, Jason’s sandal r., all in incuse square. Herrmann group Ic but obv. style different. Near VF, toned and slightly rough.


(348.2) THESSALY, Larissa. 479/475 - circa 460 BC. AR Obol (10.5mm, 0.86 g, 10h). Head of nymph Larissa r., her hair bound with a ribbon and tied at the back; border of dots / ΛΑ above, retrograde and upside down, Jason’s sandal l., all in incuse square. Herrmann group Ic, pl. I, 4; SNG Ashmolean 3843. VF, nicely toned but with a couple of striking flan splits.

Same rev. die as lot 139 above.

(348.3) THESSALY, Larissa. 479/475 - circa 460 BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.69 g, 4h). Head of nymph Larissa r., her hair bound with a ribbon and tied at the back; border of dots / ΛΑRΙ from above, l. down and circular, letters retrograde and upside down, Jason’s sandal l., all in incuse square. Herrmann group Ic, pl. I, 4 (same reverse die). Good VF, lightly toned, well struck and attractive obverse, reverse slightly off centre.