Larissa didrachm
AR didrachm 12.2354 gm, 22.8 mm
350-340 BC
1. 1943. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum. Part 11. Thessaly-Illyricum. #119. Copenhagen: Einar Munksgaard.
2. Kraay, Colin M. 1976. Archaic and Classical Greek Coins. Page 119 #396 and Plate 21 #396 (this reverse die). Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.
3. Brett, Agnes Baldwin. 1974. Museum of Fine Arts. Boston. Catalogue of Greek Coins. Page 120 #895 and Plate 48 #895. New York: Attic Books Ltd.
Head of nymph Larissa facing three-quarters left, in ampyx; on forehead two heavy curly locks of hair upwards, left and right; hair in mass of curls framing the head; single-drop earing; plain necklace; border of dots. The nymph is copied from Kimon's Syracusian facing Arethusa.
Horse walking right, right foreleg and left hind leg raised; bridle and reins, ends fastened in rein-ring; tail raised and looped; ground line; round incuse