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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.1407
Title
Drachm of Larissa
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
340 BCE-320 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Larissa (Thessaly)
Period
Classical period, Late, to Early Hellenistic
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170877
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
5.83 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
drachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: LARISAION
Provenance
Acq. Zoumboulakis, 1958
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BCD, Triton XV, 321
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.1407
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Larissa facing three-quarters l.
Reverse: Horse feeding l.; below, plant

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