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89000295
Triton XV, Lot: 295. Estimate $400.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 5.97 g, 12h). 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 / ΛΑΡ[Ι] below, ΣΑΙΩΝ above, mare standing r. with foal r. in the background. See J. Hirsch XVI (6 December 1906) 395 (same dies). VF, attractive old toning, a fine looking coin with an elegant portrait.

Acquired from Serge Boutin in the early 70’s for $3000 and reputedly from the Atrax hoard (IGCH 58).