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Triton XV, Lot: 174. Estimate $300.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 5.97 g, 10h). Thessalos to l., naked but for chlamys and petasos flying in the air behind him, holding a band with both hands around the forehead of a bull leaping l., all within a dotted circle / ΛΑΡΙ above, ΣΑΙΑ below, bridled horse galloping r., all in an incuse square. Traité IV, 666, pl. CCXCVII, 1 (same hand but not same dies). Good VF, nice old collection toning, some deposit leftovers on the rev. From the Hindamian and Rous collections.

Ex Vinchon 30 June 1978, 65, hammer FF 5800; Ciani - Vinchon 6 February 1956 (Hindamian) 398; Feuardent Frères 26 May 1914, 203; Bourgey 29 May 1911 (Rous) 118.