Drachm of Pharsalos with head of Athena, signed by Telephantos
about 425–405 B.C.
Mint: Thessaly, Pharsalos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 085.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.09 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing a crested helmet with cheek-piece and scrolled ornament. Chop on cheek.
Reverse: Horseman galloping to right, wearing petasos, chiton and chlamys. He holds a whip over his right shoulder. Ground line.
Inscriptions around and in exergue (reversed).
By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XV, no. 13a); May 10, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 325-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour