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10 May 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 1162
THESSALY, Larissa. Circa 344-337 BC. Trihemiobol (Silver, 1.39 g 1). Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly to the left, wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡ - ΙΣ / ΑΙΩΝ Thessalian cavalryman, wearing petasos and chlamys and holding staff, riding cantering horse to right. Herrmann pl. VI, 1. SNG Copenhagen 134. Rare and unusually attractive. Nicely toned but the reverse is somewhat corroded, otherwise, extremely fine.

Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF