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Obol of Larissa with horse

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Obverse: Horse to right, left front foot raised. Beaded border. [inscription] Reverse: Nymph Larissa stands to left before a large hydria on the ground. She wears a chiton, holds a wreath in lowered left hand and raises right hand over hydria. At left and right [inscriptions]. (see media...

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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 by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 435–400 B.C.


Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0883.


Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.89 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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