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Obol of Larissa with horse

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Obverse: Horse walking to right, left front foot raised. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square the nymph Larissa standing full front head to left; she wears a chiton, her left hand is on her hip, and right hand. is extended with ball. At left and right [inscription]. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 465–447 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0881.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 0.88 gm.

Accession Number

04.765

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins