Hemidrachm of Trikka with youth restraining bull

Greek
Classical Period
465–447 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Trikka

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0933.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm.

Accession Number

04.784

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Youth with petasos and chlamys, face nearly full front, running to right, his left arm about the horns of a bull charging to right (only forepart represented).
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square the forepart of a horse prancing to right.
A wheel is stamped on the horse’s flank.
Inscription in Greek around beginning at left above.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund