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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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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, 435–400 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 5.95 gm.

Accession Number

00.199

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins