Hemidrachm of Trikka with youth restraining bull

Greek
Classical Period
465–447 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Trikka

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0931.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm.

Accession Number

04.782

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund