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Triton XV, Lot: 297. Estimate $400.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid 4th century BC. AR Drachm (20mm, 5.96 g, 11h). 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 / ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ above, ΩΝ r. down, mare standing r. with foal r. in the background. See Leu 7 (9 May 1973) 157 = Hess - Leu [11], 24 March 1959, 181; see also M+M FPL 209 (March 1961) 9 (both from the same pair of dies). VF, lightly toned; imperceptible double striking below and to the r. of rev. but an impressive portrait.