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Triton XV, Lot: 197. Estimate $200.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 6.07 g, 6h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing hair band and plain necklace; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, horse with straight legs grazing r. on ground line. Lorber, Early, 11.-. See also J. Hirsch FPL XVII (February 1907) 1356 (same obverse die). VF, toned, some old corrosion marks in the reverse field.

The obverse appears to have been struck from an altered (reworked) die.