Hemidrachm of Pharkadon with youth restraining bull

Greek
Classical Period
465–447 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Pharkadon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0918.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.78 gm.

Accession Number

04.774

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youth with petasos and chlamys to right checking by the horns a bull, (only the forepart shown).
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square the forepart of a prancing horse, to right.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: Moore Collection; 1889: Moore Sale (Cat. Sotheby, no. 259, according to Regling and Brett); 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. 716); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund