Head of the nymph Larissa facing slightly left, wearing grain ears in hair
ΛA-P-I-ΣAI-[ΩN], Thessalian warrior, holding spear, on horseback right
19mm, 5.78 g, 12h
Good VF, attractive toning
Ex BCD Collection
Magnificent example of coin from Larissa. Originating out of Greek mythology Larissa was a nymph from Thessaly. The nymph Larissa features on almost all on the coinage from city of Larissa. According to legend, Larissa was the birthplace of Achilles.