Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Greek
Classical Period
395–370 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0899.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.06 gm.

Accession Number

95.120

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of the fountain nymph Larissa, full front, with flowing locks.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Horse to right, grazing.
Inscription in Greek above and below.

Provenance

1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund