Drachm of Larissa with galloping bull

Greek
Classical Period
about 370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 082.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.92 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.426

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bull galloping to right, on ground line.
Above: inscription in Greek.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horseman, wearing petasos, chlamys, riding chiton, and boots,
gallops to the right.

Provenance

By 1963: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour