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Coin Detail
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ID:     81000432
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Pharsalus
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     424-405/4
Weight:     5.67 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Helmeted head of Athena right; TH and Δ behind neck guard
Reverse Legend:     ΦΑΡΣ
Reverse Description:     Warrior on horseback right, wearing petasos, holding mace overhead
Mint:     Pharsalus
Primary Reference:     Lavva 138 (V65/R78)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=139978
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Rare transitional issue. This piece is from a short transitional issue pairing an obverse type without Skylla on Athena’s helmet with a reverse type with the warrior holding his mace overhead.