Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
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THESSALY, Larissa, (c.479-475 B.C.), silver obol, 9mm, (1.04 g), obv. head of the nymph Larissa right, within dotted circle, **LAR* below a sandal of Jason to left; above, labrys or double axe to left, all within incuse square, (cf.S.2104 [£400], BCD Thessaly I -; cf.BCD Thessaly II 137; cf.HGC 4, 403 [R2], only example of type published in CNG eSale 387 [lot 67]). Good very fine, slightly porous, extremely rare variety.
Ex BCD Collection with photos, BCD ticket indicating bought in 2003 for 200 Euros.
BCD Thessaly II 137 noted above realised in 2012 ($3000US).
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