Drachm of Larissa with youth restraining bull
Mint: Thessaly, Larissa
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0888.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.95 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Youth restraining a bull, to left. He seizes the bull by the horns, both feet off the ground. He wears a chlamys, and his petasos is flying in the air behind him.
Below, plain exergual line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bridled horse galloping to right, plain exergual line; all in incuse square.
Inscription above and below horse.
(Front part of horse double-struck).
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund