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Drachm of Larissa with galloping bull

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Obverse: Bull galloping to right, on ground line. Border of dots. Above: inscription in Greek. Reverse: Horseman, wearing petasos, chlamys, riding chiton, and boots, gallops to the right. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1963: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 370 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 082.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.92 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.426

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins