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Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

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Obverse: Like 00.203. Reverse: Youth wearing petasos, chlamys, shoes and leggings which are apparently bound at the knees and ankles, stands at the farther side of a bridled horse which he is holding, to right. Horse has raised left forefoot. [inscription] (see media screen for inscription)

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. 0903.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.64 gm.

Accession Number

00.204

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins