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Triton XV, Lot: 330. Estimate $200.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (20mm, 8.39 g, 5h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing plain necklace, three-drop pendant earring and ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, Σ r. down, ИΩΙΑ in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r., below, wheat ear to l. and upwards. Rogers 279; see also Helios 6 (9 March 2011) 495; Naville - Ars Classica V (18 June 1923) 1760. VF, dark green patina with some lighter areas on the rev., peripheral flatness marginally affecting the horse’s head; a few small pits and a linear die flaw above the horse; the obverse much nicer than usually encountered.