Trihemiobol of Larissa with horse and rider

Greek
Classical Period
465–447 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0880.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.761

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Nude rider with petasos and two spears in right hand on horse walking to left.
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square the nymph Larissa seated to left on chair with back; she wears a chiton, holds up a mirror in left hand and apparently is arranging her hair with right hand.
Inscription in Greek at left, retrograde.
 Holed.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund