Thessaly, Thessalian League, (196-146 B.C.), silver stater or double victoriatus, (6.24 g), Larissa mint, obv. head of Zeus to right, crowned with oak leaves, behind traces of uncertain monogram, rev. Athena Itonia advancing to right, brandishing spear and holding shield, on sides QESSA LWN, above across A RIS, either side of figure TO/S - KL/H, (cf.S.2232, McClean 4852, cf.SNG Cop. 281), Bright, very fine/nearly extremely fine, a rare variant.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Noble Numismatics Sale 91, lot 3450 with tickets.