Drachm of Larissa with youth restraining bull

Greek
Classical Period
435–400 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0890.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.09 gm.

Accession Number

00.200

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youth restraining a bull, to left. He seizes the bull by the horns, hind legs resting on the ground line. He wears a chlamys, and his petasos is flying in the air behind him.
Below, plain exergual line.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Within incuse square bridled horse galloping to right, loose rein trailing.
Inscription above and below horse.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund