Ancient Coinage of Thessaly, Perrhaebi

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BCD Thess. 550Perrhaiboi, Thessaly, AR obol, ca. 480-400 BC. 0.81 g. Horse prancing left. / Π-E-Ρ-A, Athena Itonia running, half kneeling right, in fighting attitude, holding horizontal spear and shield on left arm. BCD Thessaly 550; SNG Ashmolean 3904.TextImage
BCD Thess 551Perrhaebi, Thessaly, AR obol, ca 440-400 BC. 0.93 g. Horse prancing right. / Π–E–Ρ–A, Athena Itonia running right, holding spear in right hand, shield on left arm; all within shallow incuse square. BCD Thessaly II 551; SNG München 143; BCD Thessaly (2013) 236; SNG Ashmolean 3906.TextImage
BMC 4
Sear SG 2171
The Perrhaebi, Thessaly. ca 480-400 BC. AR Obol, 0.7 g. Horse prancing left, trailing reins. / Π-E-Ρ-A, Athena running right, holding spear and shield. BMC 4; SNG Cop 195; Sear SG 2171; Philipsen 671b (this coin).TextImage
McClean 4661Perrhaiboi, Thessaly, late 5th century BC. AR Hemidrachm, 15mm, 2.88 gr. Hero to right, naked, with petasos and chlamys flying behind his back, holding a band with both his hands and attempting to pass it around the head of a bull’s forepart to right / Π-E above, (Ρ-A) below, upside down and retrograde, forepart of horse right, all within a very shallow incuse square with rounded edges and corners. Traité IV, 572; McClean 4661; BMC 1.TextImage
Rogers 144Perrhaebi, Thessaly, 300-200 BC. AE17. Bearded, laureate head of Zeus right / ΠEΡΡAIBΩN, Hera, wearing chiton and veil, seated right on stool, holding sceptre. Moustaka 100, 17. Rogers 144, 440. SNG Cop. 197.TextImage
Rogers 432Perrhaebi, Thessaly, AE18, 4th c. BC. 6.71 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ΠEΡΡAIBΩN, head of nymph right, hair in a sphendone. MA-ΔA across field. Rogers 432; Hoover HGC 158; BCD Thessaly II 554; BCD Thessaly I 1245.TextImage
Rogers 437Perrhaebi, Thessaly, AE18, 3rd c. BC. 4.31 g. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ΠEΡΡAIBΩN, head of nymph right, hair in a sphendone. Rogers 437; Hoover HGC 158; BCD 555; Traité II-4 581.TextImage
Rogers 438
type 1
Perrhaiboi, Thessaly. AE19, 400-344 BC. 7.2 g. Veiled head of Hera facing three-quarters to left, wearing single pendant earring and pearl necklace. / ΠEΡΡAIB-O-N downwards to right and left of Zeus, naked, standing slightly left, holding sceptre and vertical thunderbolt. Rogers 438 type 1; BCD 557; BCD Thessaly II 556–557; Hoover HGC 156.TextImage
Rogers 438
type 2
Perrhaiboi, Thessaly. AE19, 400-344 BC. 9.93 g. Veiled head of Hera facing three-quarters to left, wearing single pendant earring and pearl necklace. / ΠEΡΡAI-BO-N downwards to right and left of Zeus, naked, standing slightly left, holding sceptre and horizontal thunderbolt. Rogers 438 type 2; BCD 556; BCD Thessaly II 556–557; Hoover HGC 156.TextImage
SNG Cop 196Thessaly, The Perrhaebi. ca 400-344 BC. AE 20mm. Veiled head of Hera facing, head turned slightly left / ΠEΡΡAI-BΩN, Zeus standing facing, holding thunderbolt in right hand, reversed spear in left. TextImage
SNG Fitz 2429Thessaly, The Perrhaebi, AR Hemidrachm. ca 450-400 BC. Thessalian youth (Thessalos), naked, trying to restrain bull / Π-E, Forepart of horse right. Weber 2887. TextImage
Traite 579Perrhaiboi, Thessaly, 475-460 BC; AR Obol, 0,75gr. Forepart of bull right, head facing, within wreath / Π-E-Ρ, head of bridled horse right, within incuse square. BMC 10; Traite II-4, 579.TextImage
See also:Entry for The Perrhaebi on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Perrhaebi in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum