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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