Thessaly, Larissa, Silver Drachm

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Thessaly, Larissa (c. 370-360 BC). Silver Drachm. Obverse: Head of the nymph Larissa facing left, her hair bound at the top of her head, wearing a triple-pendant earring and pearl…
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Description

Thessaly, Larissa (c. 370-360 BC).

Silver Drachm.

Obverse: Head of the nymph Larissa facing left, her hair bound at the top of her head, wearing a triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace.
Reverse: Bridled horse pacing to right, tail curled, ΛΑΡ – [ΙΣ – ΑΙ] – ΩΝ.

Short split in flan, reverse a little off-centre. Nearly extremely fine. Spectacular cabinet tone. A beautiful profile. .

BCD Thessaly 2011, Lot 1133 (this obverse die); Jameson 2468.

6.01g.

Ex Geissener Munzhandlung, Auction 46, Munich, 30/10/1989, Lot #151
Ex Prospero Collection, New York Sale XXVII, 04/01/2012, Lot #329.

Specification

Periodc 370 - 360 BC
Datec. 370-360 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Demonination

Drachm

Coin Ruler

Larissa

Country

Mainland Greece and the Islands

Coin House

Thessaly

Metal

Silver

ReferencesBCD Thessaly 2011, Lot 1133 (this obverse die); Jameson 2468
Weight6.01 g

Provenance

Ex Geissener Munzhandlung, Auction 46, Munich, 30/10/1989, Lot #151
Ex Prospero Collection, New York Sale XXVII, 04/01/2012, Lot #329.

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