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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1996.232
Title
Drachm(?) of Larissa
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
400 BCE-344 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Larissa (Thessaly)
Period
Classical period, Late
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195867
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
6.06 g
Denomination
drachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: LARISAION
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BCD, Triton XV, 319
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan
Accession Year
1996
Object Number
1996.232
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of nymph Larissa facing three-quarters l.
Reverse: Horse crouching r.

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