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ID:     81000411
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Larissa Cremaste
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Mid 4th century
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     4.09 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Achilles left
Reverse Legend:     ΛΑΡΙ
Reverse Description:     Thetis seated left on hippocamp, holding shield of Achilles with AX (=Achilles) monogram; uncertain symbol to left
Mint:     Larissa Cremaste
Primary Reference:     Rogers 313-4 var. (symbol on rev.)
Reference2:     SNG Cop 151 var. (no symbol)
Reference3:     Moustaka 152
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Very rare. Larissa Kremaste was believed to have formed part of the dominions of Achilles, and this coin honors the ancient king and his mother, Thetis.