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89000389

Larissa. Lot of 2 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 389. Estimate $100.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 2 coins.

(389.1) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC (the countermark 1st or 2nd centuries AD?). Æ Tetrachalkon (21mm, 5.95 g, 4h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., border of dots; countermark owl standing r. with closed wings, looking at the viewer, in oval incuse / [ΛΑΡΙ] above, [Σ] r. down, [ИΩΙΑ] in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r. Rogers 269 ff for general type. Fair, countermark is VF, green patina with traces of bronze showing through.

See note to lot 72.1.

(389.2) THESSALY, Larissa. Mid to late 4th century BC (the countermark 1st or 2nd centuries AD?). Æ Tetrachalkon (20mm, 6.92 g, 6h). Head of the nymph Larissa three-quarter facing l., border of dots; countermark wheat ear in oval incuse / [Λ]ΑΡΙ above, Σ r. down, [ИΩΙΑ] in the exergue, bridled horse trotting r. Rogers 269 ff for general type. Fair, countermark is near VF, dark green patina with some areas of dark red; striking crack on rev. at 11 o’clock and scratch across exergue line.

See note to lot 72.3.