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ID:     74000181
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Larissa Cremaste
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 302-286
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     5.60 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Achilles left
Reverse Legend:     ΛΑ−ΠΙ
Reverse Description:     Thetis seated left on hippocamp, holding shield of Achilles with AX (=Achilles) monogram; no symbol to left
Mint:     Larissa Cremaste
Primary Reference:     Rogers 315
Reference2:     SNG Cop 151
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Larissa Kremaste was believed to have formed part of the dominions of Achilles, and this coin honors the ancient king and his mother, Thetis.