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Obol of Larissa with horse

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Obverse: Horse walking to left on line, Above, [inscription]., below, [inscription]. Beaded border. Reverse: Nymph Larissa kneeling on left knee to left; she wears a chiton, holds her right hand above a ball and lowers left hand behind her. [inscription]., in corners. (see media screen for...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 435–400 B.C.


Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0884.


Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.85 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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