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Triton XV, Lot: 184. Estimate $750.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (19.5mm, 6.08 g, 11h). Head of the nymph Larissa l., wearing pearl necklace and triple drop earring, her hair raised and bound at the top of her head, border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, ΣΑΙ r. down, ΩΝ l. up, bridled horse trotting r., tail in a curl and upright. See Obolos 7, p. 22 (pl. 3), 23 (same dies). Near EF, lightly toned, rev. double struck, tiny dig (metal flaw ?) on the nymph’s cheek.

Probably the second known coin of this obverse die.