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Obol of Larissa with horse

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Obverse: Horse walking to right, left front foot raised. Above [inscription]. below [inscription]. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse the nymph Larissa seated to left on a hydria; she wears a chiton, rests her left hand on the hydria, and extends her right hand under a ball. Beginning at the...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 435–400 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0885.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.93 gm.

Accession Number

04.764

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins