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

Period c 370 - 360 BC
Date c. 370-360 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Demonination

Drachm

Coin Ruler

Larissa

Country

Mainland Greece and the Islands

Coin House

Thessaly

Metal

Silver

References BCD Thessaly 2011, Lot 1133 (this obverse die); Jameson 2468
Weight 6.01 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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