Search


Click here to Register User Services

Information

Products and Services


Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
89000349

Larissa. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 349. Estimate $200.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(349.1) THESSALY, Larissa. 479/475 - circa 460 BC. AR Obol (9mm, 0.89 g, 4h). Head of nymph Larissa l., her hair bound with a band; in field l., horizontal double axe to right (almost off flan); border of dots / ΛΑ[RΙ] from above, left and down circular, letters retrograde and upside down, Jason’s sandal l., all in an incuse square. Not in Herrmann; Weber 2826. VF, toned, a few old scratches, mostly on the obv., rev. die flaw obscuring the last two letters. From the collection of Professor Peter R. Franke.

Acquired from Professor Franke, May 1976, for DM 4000.


(349.2) THESSALY, Larissa. 479/475 - circa 460 BC. AR Obol (13mm, 0.87 g, 12h). Head of nymph Larissa l., her hair bound with a band; border of dots / ΛΑRΙ from above, left and down circular, letters retrograde and upside down, Jason’s sandal l., all in an incuse square. BMC p. 24, 3, pl. IV, 6 (same obv. die?); see also CNG 82 (16 September 2009) 462 (same dies). VF, unusually oblong flan resulting in both sides being off centre but with marginal subject loss only on the reverse.