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Triton XV, Lot: 335. Estimate $150.
Sold for $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Late 4th - early 3rd century BC. AR Hemidrachm (14.5mm, 2.25 g, 2h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing plain necklace, her hair held by an ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙΣ above, [ΑΙ]Ω[Ν] below, horse crouching r., preparing to roll, Ζ above the exergue line. BMC p. 30, 67, pl. VI, 5 var. [Ξ instead of Ζ]. VF, toned, a metal flaw above the nymph’s l. eye and some deposits on the rev. that is also marginally off centre.

Ex Sotheby’s 21 November 1985, 89 (part).