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89000382

Larissa. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 382. Estimate $150.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(382.1) THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. Æ Dichalkon (18mm, 5.14 g, 12h). Head of the nymph Larissa to l., wearing triple pendant earring; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ below, ΣΑΙΩ[Ν] above, horse crouching l., about to roll. Rogers 300, fig. 147. VF, dark green glossy patina; a die flaw on the obv. neck truncation and some edge surface roughness at 10 o’clock, the rev. with some scratches, softly struck and a die flaw obscuring the last letter of the ethnic.

Same obverse die as lot 382.3 below.

(382.2) THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. Æ Dichalkon (17.5mm, 3.83 g, 2h). Head of the nymph Larissa to l., wearing plain necklace and triple pendant earring; border of dots / [Λ]ΑΡΙΣΑ in exergue, horse crouching l., about to roll. See G. Hirsch 263 (24 September 2009) 2267. VF, green patina, the reverse darker; both sides slightly off centre; rare variety with both obverse and reverse to left.


(382.3) THESSALY, Larissa. Early to mid 4th century BC. Æ Dichalkon (18mm, 4.35 g, 1h). Head of the nymph Larissa to l., wearing triple pendant earring; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙΣ in exergue, [ΑΙ]ΩΝ above, horse crouching r., about to roll. See Nomos 4, 1167.1 (same obv. die); see also Gorny & Mosch 121 (10 March 2003) 114 (same dies). Near VF, dark green patina.

Same obverse die as lot 382.1 above.