Obol of Trikka with horse
Mint: Thessaly, Trikka
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0934.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.83 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horse prancing to right.
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.
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
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund