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Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

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Obverse: Head of Nymph Larissa almost full-front to left. Hair bound with fillet, with loose ends flying. Plain necklace. Border of dots. Reverse: Horse feeding to right, on a plain exergual line, with left forefoot raised. On the ground a growing plant. [inscription] (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 395–370 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0900.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.88 gm.

Accession Number

00.202

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins