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Drachm of Larissa with youth restraining bull

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Obverse: Youth with petasos and chlamys checks by the horns a bull charging to right. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square a horse prancing to right. Above and below, [inscriptions]. (see media screen for inscriptions)


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. 690 citing Northwick sale, 1859, no. 718); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 435–400 B.C.


Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0882.


Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.16 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins