Obol of Larissa with horse

Greek
Classical Period
435–400 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0883.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.89 gm.

Accession Number

04.762

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse to right, left front foot raised.
Inscription in Greek above.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Nymph Larissa stands to left before a large hydria on the ground. She wears a chiton, holds a wreath in lowered left hand and raises right hand over hydria.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

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 by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund