Nomos AG > obolos 25Auction date: 23 October 2022
Lot number: 102

Price realized: 600 CHF   (Approx. 600 USD / 609 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

THESSALY. Larissa. Circa 500-479 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 5.81 g, 3 h). Horse with head lowered, grazing to left; above, fly to left. Rev. ΛΑRΙ-ϞΑΙΟ-Ν Sandal of Jason to left with double-ax above; all within incuse square. BCD Thessaly I 1095 (same dies). HGC 4, 393. An attractive example of the first coinage of Larissa. Good very fine.

This is the first issue of Larissa, and with it began the most important silver coinage of Thessaly of the 5th and 4th centuries BC.

Starting price: 400 CHF