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89000303
Triton XV, Lot: 303. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. AR Stater (24mm, 12.07 g, 12h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing plain necklace and triple drop pendant earring, her hair held by an ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, ΣΑΙΩΝ below, bridled horse trotting r., tail upright and looped. See A. E. Cahn 80 (27 February 1933) 186 (same obv. die). Good VF, nicely toned and well centred, a pleasing coin, struck from one of the early, rare obverse dies of large heads.