obolos 15
24. May 2020
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Lot 169
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
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THESSALY. Larissa. Circa mid to late 5th Century BC. Obol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.95 g, 12 h). Horse walking to right; above, lion’s head to right. Rev. Λ-Α-RI The nymph Larissa standing to right, balancing a single-handled hydria on her raised left knee; behind her, fountain spout in the form of a lion’s head right from which water pours. HGC 4, 482. BCD II 358.1. With an intriguing reverse scene, redolent of daily life. Some reverse flatness, otherwise, very fine.

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Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 16:24:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
24 Sep 2020 14:29:35 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
110 CHF by MailBidder2339 (Bids: 5)

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Lot 169
Starting Price: 50 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa mid to late 5th Century BC. Obol (Silver, 11.5 mm, 0.95 g, 12 h). Horse walking to right; above, lion’s head to right. Rev. Λ-Α-RI The nymph Larissa standing to right, balancing a single-handled hydria on her raised left knee; behind her, fountain spout in the form of a lion’s head right from which water pours. HGC 4, 482. BCD II 358.1. With an intriguing reverse scene, redolent of daily life. Some reverse flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Lot 170
Starting Price: 100 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 420-400 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.77 g, 12 h). Thessalos, with cloak and petasos over his shoulders, leaping left, both feet off the ground, holding a rushing bull by a band around its head. Rev. ΛAPI-ΣAIA Bridled horse galloping to right; all within shallow incuse square. BCD II 174 (but same obverse die as 173). A nice and clear coin. Horn silver on the reverse, and with somewhat porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Lot 171
Starting Price: 75 CHF
THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 404 BC. Drachm (Silver, 19 mm, 5.91 g, 2 h). Head of the nymph Larissa to left, wearing earring. Rev. ΛAPIΣAI Bridled horse, its rein trailing, galloping to right. BCD II 181 (this obverse die, but with a differing legend arrangement). Clear and well-centered. Slightly porous and areas of flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 154 CHF
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