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89000357

Larissa. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 357. Estimate $300.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(357.1) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (14.5mm, 2.94 g, 3h). Hero to r., with petasos over his shoulders, holding a band with both his hands passing around the head of a bull’s forepart to right; border of dots / Λ above l., Α r. down, ΙЯ below, the Α sideways and upside down, forepart of bridled horse rushing r., all within incuse square. Traité I, 1418, pl. XLIII, 10 (same dies). VF, toned, surfaces a bit rough.


(357.2) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (14.5mm, 2.79 g, 10h). Hero to r., holding a band with both his hands that passes around the head of a bull’s forepart to right; border of dots / ΛΑ above l. upside down and retrograde, R below, Ι sideways to r., forepart of bridled horse rushing r., all within incuse square. SNG Cop. 94-95 var. [different dies and letter arrangements]. VF, lightly toned; rev. die flaws above and to left on the edges of the incuse, minor porosity.


(357.3) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm (14mm, 2.86 g, 2h). Hero to r., petasos hanging from his shoulder, holding a band with both his hands that passes around the head of a bull’s forepart to right; below to l. lotus flower; border of dots / Λ below, Α to r. upwards, RΙ to l. downwards, forepart of bridled horse rushing r., all within incuse square. Traité I, 1420, pl. XLIII, 8 (same dies); BMC p. 25, 8, and pl. IV, 9 (same dies). VF, has been cleaned, bright surfaces; the reverse with many fine scratches.