Drachm Oloosson mint

Features

Country Perrhaiboi (Thessaly)
(Thessaly)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 440 BC
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 6.44 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References McClean# 4660
  • Sidney W. Grose; 1923. Fitzwilliam Museum : Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins / Volume 1. Western Europe, Magna Graecia, Sicily. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • Sidney W. Grose; 1926. Fitzwilliam Museum : Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins / Volume 2. The Greek Mainland, the Aegaean Islands, Crete. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  • Sidney W. Grose; 1929. Fitzwilliam Museum : Catalogue of the McClean Collection of Greek Coins / Volume 3. Asia Minor, Farther Asia, Egypt, Africa. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Obverse

The Hero Thessalos, wearing long cloak and petasos, hanging behind him from a cord around his neck, struggling to left with a bull, which is attempting to escape. The Hero is grasping the bull around its neck and holds a short club in his right hand

Reverse

Bridled horse galloping to right, with its reins trailing behind. all within incuse square

Lettering: ΠΕ

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