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89000177
Triton XV, Lot: 177. Estimate $300.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 5.97 g, 5h). Thessalos to r., naked but for chlamys and petasos flying in the air above him, holding a band with both hands around the forehead of a bull he has wrestled nearly down to the ground, all within a circle of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, [Σ] to r., Ι[Α] below, bridled horse with trailing rein r., no ground line, all in shallow incuse square. SNG München 50 (same obv. die). VF, has been cleaned and now starting to tone, good metal but surfaces slightly granular.