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Triton XV, Lot: 308. Estimate $2500.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. AR Stater (22.5mm, 12.27 g, 6h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing plain necklace and drop pendant earring, her hair held by an ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, Σ downwards to the r., [Α]ΙΩΝ below, bridled horse trotting r., tail upright and looped. See Nomos 4, 1159 (same dies); J. Schulman 248 (19 November 1968) 98 (same obv. die). Good VF, attractively toned, an elegant and appealing obverse, with the die flaw that spoils the majority of coins from this obverse die, just starting in the hair, to the r. of the viewer.