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ID:     LARISSA-37-Greek
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Larissa
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 400-370 BC
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     6.17 g
Obverse Description:     Signed ΣΙΜΟ above head of nymph Larissa facing slightly l., hair floating freely
Reverse Legend:     ΛΑΡΙ
Reverse Description:     ΛΑΡΙ above, horse grazing r.
Mint:     Larissa
Primary Reference:     Lorber-Shahar, E-015/R3
Reference2:     Lorber, Early, 5.3
Photograph Credit:     CNG
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=152163
Special Comments:     Signed ΣΙΜΟ above head. Portrait of somewhat crude style, not uncommon for the earliest dies. Die flaw to right side of nose, below eye. Horse's right foreleg extended stiffly, beyond ex. line. Large flaw above horse's ears and neck.
Grade:     aVF