Coin of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
400–344 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 8.16 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.720

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Larissa three-quarters left.
Reverse: Bridled horse to right.
Below, ear of corn.
Inscription in Greek and monogram.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour