Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
395–370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0902.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.99 gm.

Accession Number

00.203

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.
A hole punched through the coin at left.
Reverse: Mare with foal walking to right.
Traces of inscription above and below.
Plain exergual line.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund