User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

Start collecting

Obverse: Head of Larissa three-quarter face. Reverse: [inscription] Horse to right, bridled but free, preparing to lie down. Beneath his belly (Name of magistrate or artist ?). [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, 370–363 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0905.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.88 gm.

Accession Number

03.964

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins