Obol of Larissa with horse

Greek
Classical Period
435–400 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0884.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.85 gm.

Accession Number

04.763

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse walking to left on line.
Greek letter above and below.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Nymph Larissa kneeling on left knee to left; she wears a chiton, holds her right hand above a ball and lowers left hand behind her.
Inscription in Greek around.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund