Trihemiobol of the Perrhaiboi with horse and rider

Greek
Classical Period
465–200 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Oloösson (the Perrhaiboi)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0915.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 1.41 gm.

Accession Number

00.209

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horseman in petasos and chlamys walks to left carrying two spears. Below, an altar.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Female, in chiton and himation, seated to left in a chair with curving back and legs, her feet on a stool. She holds a crested Corinthian helmet in both hands.
Inscription in Greek around.
All within incuse square.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund