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Hemidrachm of Trikka with youth restraining bull

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Obverse: Youth with petasos and chlamys walking to right, checking by a band about the horns a bull (only forepart represented). Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse the forepart of a horse prancing to right. Beginning at left, below, [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell collection by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 465–447 B.C.

Mint

Trikka, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0931.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm.

Accession Number

04.782

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins