Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
420–395 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0893

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.03 gm.

Accession Number

04.766

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of nymph Larissa to right, hair in sphendone and wearing earrings.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Horse prancing to right with loose rein hanging below.
In lower right field, A.

Provenance

By date unknown: Northwick Collection; 1859: Northwick Sale (Cat. Sotheby, no. 718, according to Regling and Brett); by date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 698); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund