Obol of Larissa with horse
Mint: Thessaly, Larissa
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0885.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.93 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horse walking to right, left front foot raised.
Greek letter above and below.
Reverse: In incuse the nymph Larissa seated to left on a hydria; she wears a chiton, rests her left hand on the hydria, and extends her right hand under a ball.
Inscription in Greek beginning at the right.
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. 696); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund