Hemidrachm of Trikka with youth restraining bull
Mint: Thessaly, Trikka
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0933.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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).
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.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund