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89000294
Triton XV, Lot: 294. Estimate $400.
Sold for $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (19.5mm, 6.09 g, 4h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., grain ears in her hair, wearing pendant earring and plain necklace with a central drop; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙΩΝ below exergue line, mare standing r. with foal r. in the background. Same dies as Glendining’s 21 June 1972, 162. Good VF, nice old tone; a finely styled obverse and an appealing coin.

See below, lot 299, for the very rare hemidrachm from the same hand.