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89000387

Larissa. Lot of 8 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 387. Estimate $400.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 8 coins.

(387.1) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (21mm, 8.70 g, 2h). 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, trident to r. Rogers 278 [does not specify the trident’s direction]; see also G. Hirsch 263 (24 September 2009) 2270. Near Fine, medium brown patina, lighter on high points.


(387.2) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (21mm, 8.13 g, 10h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing three-drop pendant earring and ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, [Σ] r. down, [И]ΩΙΑ in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r., below, trident pointing diagonally to the r. and downwards; above the horse, monogram. Not in consulted reference literature. Fine, light green shiny patina with dull area on reverse between 7 and 8 o’clock.


(387.3) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (21mm, 8.29 g, 11h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing three-drop pendant earring and ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, Σ r. down, [ИΩΙΑ] in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r., below, ornamental trident pointing to the r. Rogers 278 [does not specify the trident’s direction]. Fine, dark brown patina, surfaces pitted.


(387.4) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (20mm, 9.21 g, 11h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing plain necklace, pendant earring and ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, Σ r. down, ИΩΙΑ in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r., below, bukranion. Rogers 276; see also CNG 81 (20 May 2009) 410. VF, slightly uneven two-tone medium and dark patina with peripheral roughness on rev. between 1 and 5 o’clock.


(387.5) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (20mm, 8.68 g, 6h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing wide, torque-like 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 r. and upwards. See CNG e-sale 143 (12 July 2006) 51. Near VF, dark green glossy patina, a few cleaning marks, the nymph’s nose slightly lighter; both sides not perfectly centred.


(387.6) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (20mm, 11.27 g, 11h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing three-drop pendant earring and ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, Σ r. down, ИΩΙΑ in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r., below, double wheat ear to r. and upwards. See G. Hirsch 269 (23 September 2010) 2441. Near VF, dark brown patina with some bronze colour showing at the high relief areas.

Ex Glendining’s 14 June 1995, 26, hammer £ 160.


(387.7) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (21mm, 9.77 g, 11h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., wearing three-drop pendant earring and ampyx; border of dots / ΛΑΡΙ above, Σ r. down, ИΩΙΑ in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r., below, trident pointing downwards and to the r. Rogers 278 [does not specify the trident’s direction]. VF, dark brown patina with some bronze showing at the high relief points.


(387.8) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC. Æ Tetrachalkon (21mm, 8.76 g, 3h). 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., above, E, below, wheat ear pointing up and to the l. Rogers 273, fig. 135; Weber 2864. VF, dark brownish green patina; coin overstruck (on same type ?).