Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
395–370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0904.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.92 gm.

Accession Number

04.770

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head (Larissa ) slightly to left of full front, hair flying loose from ampyx; earrings and plain necklace.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Horse grazing to right on line.
Below horse, inscription in Greek and a serpent under one of his feet.
In exergue, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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. 706); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund