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400-344 BC Larissa Thessalay AE16mm Coin VF Nymph Horse Greece Greek Cop-142


400-344 BC Larissa Thessalay AE16mm Coin VF Nymph Horse Greece Greek Cop-142

  • 400-344 BC Greek AE16mm coin
  • Issued for use in the city of Larissa, in the Greek region of Thessalay
    • The city gets its name from a local nymph of Thessalay, Larissa
    • According to Greek mythology it is said that the city was founded by Acrisius, who was killed accidentally by his grandson, Perseus; There also lived Peleus, the hero beloved by the gods, and his son Achilles
  • Obverse features he head of the nymph Larissa, facing right
  • Reverse depicts a horse grazing right
  • Struck from copper alloy
  • Diameter: 16 mm (at widest point)
  • Weight: 4.2 grams
  • Condition: Ungraded; expected to grade as Very Fine (VF)
  • Catalog number: BMC#89, Copenhagen#142, Lingren#1400
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Reference Item # ANC-1278

JBC 2/4/15