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89001154
Triton XV, Lot: 1154. Estimate $750.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 380-365 BC. AR Drachm (18mm, 6.07 g, 10h). Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left, wearing thin ampyx with central pellet and grain ears, triple-pellet earring, and wire necklace / Warrior, holding goad(?) in right hand, reins in left, on horse prancing right; ΛA-P-IΣA[IΩN] around. L-S Middle Facing Head Series 5, dies O1/R1; Hermann Series G, pl. IV, 14 (same dies); BCD Thessaly –; SNG Copenhagen –; McClean 2624 (same obv. die). Good VF, toned, small pit on horse. Attractive style. Rare issue, L-S only record 18 examples, from one obverse and four reverse dies.