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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 126. Estimate CHF850. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 400-380 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19mm, 5.93 g 4). Facing head of the nymph Larissa, turned slightly to the right, wearing ampyx, drop earrings, and a necklace with a central pendant. Rev. ΛΑΡΙΣΑΙ Horse with straight legs feeding to right. BCD II, 214 (this coin). De Nanteuil 845 (this coin). Lorber -. Traité IV, 719 = pl. CCXCIX, 7 (this coin). Very attractively toned. Some very minor faults. Nearly extremely fine.

From a northern European collection, from the BCD collection, Triton XV, 3 January 2012, 214, from the collections of L. de Nanteuil, Bank Leu 42, 12 May 1987, 209 and W. C. Hazlitt, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge 5 July 1909, 118.