Drachm of Larissa with head of nymph

Greek
Classical Period
400–370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.97 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

2003.754

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of nymph facing front, with sphinx pins on shoulders. Earrings consist of an ornate grape cluster between two pendants.
In field beside neck at right: A.
The letter in the field at left as well as letters on the ampyx are not legible.
Reverse: Grazing horse to right.
Greek inscription in exergue and in small signature below body of horse.

Provenance

By 2003: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60602; purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., December 17, 2003

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour