A GREEK SILVER DRACHM OF THESSALY

A GREEK SILVER DRACHM OF THESSALY


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1277519

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 $900.00 
Larissa, Thessaly (c. 425-400 BC)

Obverse: A youth restraining a bull, facing left, naked except for chlamys and petasus.

Reverse: A bridled horse galloping right, bridle trailing behind. LARI SAIA (LARI no longer visible)

In very fine condition with some surface wear.

Similar examples in The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Diameter: 19 mm; Weight: 5.3 g

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included.

Bibliography:

SNG Copenhagen, 108