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Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

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Obverse: Head of nymph Larissa to right, hair on sphendone. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square a youth wearing petasos and chlamys in background, head to right; in front of him a horse galloping to right; the youth holds the reins in left hand and lays his right hand with goad on the...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 699); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 420–395 B.C.


Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0892


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 6.08 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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