Pharsalos, Thessaly    ca. 450-400 BC


Pharsalos, Thessaly ca. 450-400 BC

Silver hemidrachm, 14 mm, 2.89 gm.
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena facing right
Reverse: -A-P- (partially retrograde), head of horse right within incuse square.

Ca. 450-400 BC.

Pharsalos was a well established Greek city by the 6th century BC. Today, it is best known as the site of Julius Caesar's decisive military victory over Pompey Magnus in 48 BC.

BCD Thessaly II 663.2 (same obv. die)

Inv#: 6771


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