Trihemiobol of Larissa with horse

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
500–479 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0876.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 0.98 gm.

Accession Number

04.753

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse to right, left front foot raised; above, a lion’s head spout of a fountain.
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square the nymph Larissa stands to right holding in both hands a hydria on her left knee and wearing a chiton.
From a lion’s head at the left water is flowing.
Inscription in Greek above and to 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