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Trihemiobol of Larissa with horse and rider

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Obverse: Nude rider with petasos on horse walking on line to right; in his left hand are two spears. Beaded border. Reverse: On raised square in incuse the nymph Larissa seated to right on chair with back; she wears a long chiton, holds a phiale in lowered right hand and raises left hand...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Late Archaic or Early Classical Period, 500–479 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0875.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.52 gm.

Accession Number

04.754

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins