Obol of Trikka with horse

Greek
Classical Period
465–447 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Trikka

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0934.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.83 gm.

Accession Number

04.785

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse prancing to right.
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square the nymph Trikka to right in chiton and himation, opening with right hand the casket on left hand.
Inscription in Greek around.

Provenance

By date unknown: James Whittall Collection; by 1884: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the James Whittall Collection, July 10ff., 1884, lot 530 [partial, not illustrated]); 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. 729); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund