Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
370–363 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0905.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.88 gm.

Accession Number

03.964

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Larissa three-quarter face.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horse to right, bridled but free, preparing to lie down.
Beneath his belly, faint Greek letters (Name of magistrate or artist ).
Inscription in Greek in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900