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ID:     LARISSA-38-Greek
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Larissa
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 400-375 BC
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     6.04 g
Obverse Legend:     ΣΙΜΟ
Obverse Description:     Signed ΣΙΜΟ above head of nymph Larissa facing slightly right, hair floating freely.
Reverse Legend:     ΛΑΡΙ
Reverse Description:     ΛΑΡΙ above, horse grazing r.
Mint:     Larissa
Primary Reference:     Lorber-Shahar, E-018/R1
Reference2:     Lorber, Early, 8.1a
Photograph Credit:     CNG
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=152164
Special Comments:     Signed ΣΙΜΟ above head. Very similar to Head Type 8, but with more rounded crown and prominent earrings on both sides of face. Large horse. Hoof of right foreleg does not touch ex. line.
Grade:     gF