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Hemidrachm of Trikka with youth restraining bull

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Obverse: Youth with petasos and chlamys, face nearly full front, running to right, his left arm about the horns of a bull charging to right (only forepart represented). Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square the forepart of a horse prancing to right. A wheel in stamped on the horse's...

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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. 728); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 465–447 B.C.


Trikka, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0933.


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm.

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The Ancient World


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