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Obol of Trikka with horse

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Obverse: Horse prancing to right. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square the nymph Trikka to right in chiton and himation, opening with right hand the casket on left hand. [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)


By date unknown: James Whittall Collection; by 1884: with Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London (auction of the James Whittall Collection, July 10ff., 1884, lot 530 [partial, not illustrated]); 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. 729); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 465–447 B.C.


Trikka, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0934.


Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 0.83 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins