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Triton XV, Lot: 180. Estimate $500.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 6.05 g, 3h). Head of the nymph Larissa l. wearing drop earring, her hair raised and bound in a sakkos, border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, Σ-ΑΙΑ below, bridled horse, its rein trailing, galloping r., all in shallow incuse square. Traité IV, 693, pl. CCXCVIII, 2 (same dies). Near EF, nice old collection toning; the horse’s head on the edge of the flan. From the collections of Maxime Collignon and H. C. Hoskier.

Ex Vinchon 13 April 1985, 262, hammer FF 17000; E. Bourgey 5 December 1932, 158; Feuardent Frères 17 December 1919 (Collignon) 220; J. Hirsch XX (13 November 1907) Hoskier 268.