|Numismatica Ars Classica > Auction 133||Auction date: 21 November 2022|
|Lot number: 56|
Price realized: 20,000 CHF (Approx. 21,022 USD / 20,290 EUR) Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Greek Coins. Larissa.
Stater circa 356-342, AR 12.30 g. Head of the nymph Larissa facing, turned slightly l., wearing ampyx, pendant earring, and simple necklace. Rev. ΛΑΡΙ – Σ / ΑΙΩΝ Bridled horse trotting r., with curly tail. Lorber, Staters Series A, O6/R1. BCD Thessaly I, 1160 (this coin).
In exceptional condition for the issue, undoubtedly one of the finest specimens known.
A lovely portrait struck in high relief on fresh metal and with a delicate old cabinet
tone. Almost invisible marks on reverse field, otherwise good extremely fine
Ex Nomos sale 4, 2011, BCD, 1160.
Graded Ch AU* Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5 Fine Style brushed, NGC certification number 6556705-019
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Estimate: 10000 CHF