Drachm

Greek, Larisa, Thessaly, Greece, Europe

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400-344 BCE

Silver

Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Weight: 5.5 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29666

Geography/Culture

Europe, Greece

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Three quarter face of Nymph Larissa towards left; hair flowing loosely in separated curls; band across forehead Reverse: Free horse feeding right, left forefoot raised; **API** horizontally in field above horse; AI**N horizontally below exerge line

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, no. 58, pp. 29-30, pl VI/1; Head, p. 229, fig. 166

Old Number

hn 11

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