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Triton XV, Lot: 287. Estimate $400.
Sold for $2250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (19.5mm, 6.15 g, 12h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing pendant earring and plain necklace; border of dots / ΛΑΡ[Ι] above, ΣΑΙΩΝ in exergue, horse l., crouching and preparing to roll on solid ground line. See Gorny & Mosch 165 (17 March 2008) 1237 (same dies). Good VF, lightly toned, the letters in the exergue weakly struck; the horse’s muzzle double struck and a die flaw in front of the l. hind leg of the horse.

Same obverse die as lot 384.1 below.