Ancient Coins: GREEK SILVER: Thessaly, Thesalian League
AR Hemidrachm, 2.94g. 12x16mm. c.470-460 B.C. Forepart of hourse emerging from a rock to right; "lambda" (?) on horse's torso. Rev. Wheat grain within incuse. SNG COP 236var. The horse emerging from a rock probably represents Skyphios, the first Thessalian horse produced by Poseidon.
Ex: Hubert Lanz, Munich, Auction 92, June 4, 1999, lot 226.
Ex: BCD collection, Nomos, Zurich, Auction 4, May 10, 2011,lot 1004
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