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Trihemiobol of Larissa with head of Larissa

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Obverse: Female head (Larissa ?) slightly to left of full front, hair flying loose from ampyx. Beaded border. Reverse: Youth with chlamys and petasos on a horse galloping to right on line; he holds reins in left hand and raises right hand. Inscription illegible.

Provenance

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 519 [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. 708); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 395–370 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0901.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.24 gm.

Accession Number

04.771

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins