Obol of Larissa with horse

Greek
Classical Period
465–447 B.C.


Mint: Thessaly, Larissa

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0881.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.88 gm.

Accession Number

04.765

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Horse walking to right, left front foot raised.
Beaded border.
Reverse: In incuse square the nymph Larissa standing full front head to left; she wears a chiton, her left hand is on her hip, and right hand. is extended with ball.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund