Didrachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
395–370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0894.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.47 gm.

Accession Number

36.445

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of nymph Larissa, three-quarters to left wearing wide fillet in loose floating hair; earrings and necklace.
Reverse: Bridled horse trotting right on line.
Inscriptions in Greek above, to right, and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1936: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1, England; 1936: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, October 8, 1936

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)