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Triton XV, Lot: 181. Estimate $500.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (18.5mm, 6.06 g, 12h). Head of the nymph Larissa l. wearing drop earring, her hair raised and bound in a sakkos, border of dots / ΛΑΡΙΣ above circular, ΑΙ below, Α (barely visible) to r., bridled horse, its rein trailing, prancing r., all in concave circular field. SNG Lockett 1569 (same obv. die). Good VF, attractive dark and silver two-tone old collection toning. From the Rous and White-King collections.

Ex Leu 38 (13 May 1986) 76, hammer CHF 1900; Bourgey 29 May 1911, (Rous) 120; Sotheby’s 22 April 1909 (White-King) 137.