Drachm of Larissa with youth restraining bull

Greek
Classical Period
435–400 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0889.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.20 gm.

Accession Number

04.757

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 left.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Horse with hanging rein prancing to left.
Inscription in Greek above and below horse.

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. 691); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund