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Drachm of Larissa with youth restraining bull

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Obverse: Youth restraining a bull, to left. He seizes the bull by the horns, both feet off the ground. He wears a chlamys, and his petasos is flying in the air behind him. Below, plain exergual line; border of dots. Reverse: Bridled horse galloping to right, plain exergual line; all in incuse...

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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, 435–400 B.C.


Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0888.


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.95 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins