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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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Provenance

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.

Mint

Trikka, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.71 gm.

Accession Number

04.784

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins