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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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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.


Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.88 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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