Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
395–370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0900.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.88 gm.

Accession Number

00.202

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Nymph Larissa almost full-front to left. Hair bound with fillet, with loose ends flying. Plain necklace.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horse feeding to right, on a plain exergual line, with left forefoot raised.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
On the ground a growing plant.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund