Hemidrachm of Pharsalos with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
400–390 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Pharsalos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0923.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.99 gm.

Accession Number

00.211

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing an Attic helmet with ear-pieces turned up, the back decorated with a palmette and scroll.
Reverse: Horse’s head and neck to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
All withIn incuse square.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund