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ID:     710865
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Larissa
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm (Stater)
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 356-342
Weight:     12.18 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of the nymph Larissa, with flowing hair, facing slightly left, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace
Reverse Legend:     ΛΑΡΙ−ΣΑΙΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Muscular horse prancing right, wearing loose bridle bound near nape of neck
Mint:     Larissa
Primary Reference:     Lorber-Shahar, S-14/R1/Sp.e (this coin)
Reference2:     Herrmann Group VII, pl. V, 1
Reference3:     SNG Cop 119 var. (legend position)
Reference4:     BMC Thessaly pg. 29, 55 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76093
Grade:     Good VF