Drachm of Pharsalos with head of Athena
Mint: Thessaly, Pharsalos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0924.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 6.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing a winged Attic helmet, on which is a serpent, a scroll and palmette. She also wears an earring.
Reverse: In incuse square a young horseman, galloping to right, wearing petasos, chiton and chlamys. He carries over his shoulder a knotted stick.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund