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Triton XV, Lot: 214. Estimate $400.
Sold for $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (19mm, 5.93 g, 4h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing r., wearing double cord necklace with small central drop and pendant earrings with a bead; border of dots / [Λ]ΑΡΙΣΑ above, horse with straight legs grazing r. on ground line. Lorber, Early, -. [obverse not in Lorber, rev. die as 24.1(a) and 25.1(a)]; Traité IV, 719, pl. CCXCIX, 7 (this coin); De Nanteuil 845 (this coin). Good VF, fine old collection toning, small obv. die flaw to l. of the neck and pellet flaw above the horse’s neck on the reverse. From the Hazlitt and de Nanteuil collections.

Ex Leu 42 (12 May 1987) 209, hammer CHF 2300; Sotheby’s 5 July 1909 (Hazlitt) 118.