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Triton XV, Lot: 289. Estimate $400.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (21mm, 5.95 g, 12h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing pendant earring and plain necklace; border of dots / [ΛΑ]ΡΙ above, ΣΑΙΩΝ starting in the exergue and circular upwards, the N to the right of the ground line’s ending, bridled horse l., crouching and preparing to roll on solid ground line on which grows plant to which the horse’s rein is tied. See CNG 58 (19 September 2001) 396 (same dies). VF, lightly toned and well struck; obv. die flaw beginning in the hair of the nymph, between her r. eye and the circle of dots.