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Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 60. Estimate CHF4500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012. 
Sold For CHF6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 356-342 BC. Stater (Silver, 12.33 g 12). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ - Σ / ΑΙΩΝ Bridled horse trotting to right, with curly tail. Lorber, Staters Series A, O3/R4. A lovely example, toned and well struck in good silver. Reverse slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.

From a European collection, acquired before 1990.

This is quite an excellent example, with a fine head of Larissa.