Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa
Mint: Thessaly, Larissa
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0903.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.64 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Nymph Larissa almost full-front to left. Hair bound with fillet, with loose ends flying. Plain necklace.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Youth wearing petasos, chlamys, shoes and leggings which are apparently bound at the knees and ankles, stands at the farther side of a bridled horse which he is holding, to right. Horse has raised left forefoot.
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund