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Triton XV, Lot: 164. Estimate $150.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400 BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.89 g, 10h). O𐌔, the 𐌔 reversed, horse walking r. on ground line, border of dots / ΑΛ above l., [Ρ] Ι 𐌔-Α l. down, the 𐌔 [and the Ρ ?] reversed, the nymph Larissa seated l. on a hydria with its mouth to the r. and one side handle facing the viewer, her l. hand on her knee and her r. extended, having just tossed or kicked the ball seen at bottom l. SNG Cop. 115 (same dies); Imhoof-Blumer, Nymphen, p. 72, 200 and pl. V, 30 (same rev. die). Good VF, toned, with a darker stain at 3 o’clock on obverse and slightly porous surfaces.

Same dies as lot 363.1 below.