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ID:     73000183
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Larissa
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 380-365 BC
Weight:     6.06 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Description:     Head of the nymph Larissa three quarters l., wearing wire necklace and pendant earring, crowned with grain, ribbons floating forward from back of head and framing neck; dotted border.
Reverse Legend:     ΛΑ-Ρ-ΙΣΑΙ-ΩΝ
Reverse Description:     ΛΑ beneath horse’s forelegs, Ρ before rider’s face, ΙΣΑΙ behind rider, ΩΝ reading downward behind horse’s hind legs, horseman in Boeotian helmet and cuirass, astride horse cantering l. Rider holds goad.
Mint:     Larissa
Primary Reference:     Lorber-Shahar, M4-1/R1/Sp.i (this coin)
Reference2:     Herrmann group VII, series H, pl. VI, 15 (same dies)
Reference3:     Lorber, Hoard -
Reference4:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Very rare.