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Larissa. Lot of 4 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 364. Estimate $300.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 4 coins.

(364.1) THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400 BC. AR Obol (13mm, 1.00 g, 12h). O𐌔 above, horse walking r. on ground line, border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ𐌔 r. down, the 𐌔 reversed, Α below l, the nymph Larissa standing on ground line facing, her head r., in her raised r. she holds a wreath and in her lowered l. a ball; all in incuse square with softened contours. Near VF, lightly toned, surfaces somewhat rough; a rare type.

Same rev. die as lot 358.9 above.

(364.2) THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400 BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.76 g, 3h). O above, horse walking r. on ground line, border of dots / ΛΑ r. up, ΡΙΣΑ l. down, the nymph Larissa standing facing, her head r., holds wreath in raised l. hand and ball in lowered r. Herrmann p. 21, group III a, pl. II, 20 var. [obverse to left]. Good Fine, toned, some roughness and light pitting in the fields.


(364.3) THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400 BC. AR Obol (12mm, 0.90 g, 9h). OΣ above, the Σ reversed, horse walking l. on ground line, border of dots / ΛΑ r. up, ΡΙΣΑ l. down retrograde, the nymph Larissa standing facing, her head r., holds wreath in raised l. hand, ball in lowered r. Imhoof-Blumer, Nymphen, p. 71, 193 and pl. V, 25 (same reverse die). Good Fine, slightly patchy toning; some blemishes in obv. and some light scratches in rev. fields.


(364.4) THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400 BC. AR Obol (11.5mm, 0.94 g, 12h). Horse pacing r. on ground line on which grows a plant; above, star with seven rays; all in a circle of dots / ΛΑ above, ΡΙ r. down, Asklepios standing r., wearing long robes, holding long staff with his l., his r. extending a phiale towards erect serpent emerging to l. from reeds, all within shallow incuse square. Traité IV, 691, pl. CCXCVII, 25 (same dies). Near VF, lightly toned, slightly rough surfaces, beginning of a die flaw in the centre of the reverse.

Same reverse die as lot 166 above.