Trihemiobol of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
395–370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0901.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.771

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female head (Larissa ) slightly to left of full front, hair flying loose from ampyx.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Youth with chlamys and petasos on a horse galloping to right on line; he holds reins in left hand and raises right hand.
Inscription illegible.

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 519 [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. 708); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund