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Drachm of Larissa with head of Larissa

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Obverse: Head of nymph Larissa facing three-quarters to left, wearing earring and plain necklace, with hair held by ampyx. Border of dots. Reverse: Horse grazing to right, on ground line. Between legs, bull's head. Below: inscription in Greek (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1963: with Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, about 350 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 083.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 6.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.118

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins