Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 350 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 083.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 6.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.118

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of nymph Larissa facing three-quarters to left, wearing earring and plain necklace, with hair held by ampyx.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Horse grazing to right, on ground line.
Between legs, bull’s head.
Below: inscription in Greek

Provenance

By 1963: with Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour