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Trihemiobol of Larissa with horse and rider

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Obverse: Nude rider with petasos and two spears in right hand on horse walking to left. Beaded border. Reverse: In incuse square the nymph Larissa seated to left on chair with back; she wears a chiton, holds up a mirror in left hand and apparently is arranging her hair with right hand. At left...

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 465–447 B.C.

Mint

Larissa, Thessaly

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0880.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.21 gm.

Accession Number

04.761

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins