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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)


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.


Trikka, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.84 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins