Drachm of Larissa with youth restraining bull

Greek
Classical Period
435–400 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0886.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 5.98 gm.

Accession Number

04.755

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youth with petasos and chlamys checks by the horns a bull charging to right on a line.
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square a horse with hanging rein, prancing to right.
Above and below, 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. 689); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund