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Triton XV, Lot: 158. Estimate $200.
Sold for $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Last quarter of 5th century BC. AR Trihemiobol (14mm, 1.46 g, 11h). 𐌔 retrograde above, o below, horseman, wearing petasos and chlamys, walking l. on ground line, holding two spears; border of dots / Λ-ΑΡ above, the Ρ reversed, Ι 𐌔Α r. down, the 𐌔 reversed, the nymph Larissa, seated to r. on a chair, the back of which terminates in a swan’s head, her r. hand raised and holding a ball, her l. holds a hoop below; all in a shallow incuse square with rounded edges. Pozzi (Boutin) 2764 (same dies). Good VF, lightly toned, surfaces a little porous but nice detail, a pleasing coin.