List of the cities in Thessaly which issued coins in ancient times and a collection of coins from the area
The goal of this guide is to share the information about the types of ancient Greek coins that were struck by the Greek towns of the area in central Greece known as Thessaly. With the list you can see below, you can use to search my store by clicking on the term, or printed out as a check-list to help you put together a coin collection from the area. With the video and the list of coins along with pictures and descriptions of them, you too, can become an expert in these types of coins. Some of the cities just issued bronze coins, others issued gold silver and bronze types.
The most comprehensive book on the subject is Handbook of Ancient Greek Coins Volume 4 by Oliver D. Hoover. The other book to get is the Volume I and Volume II of Ancient Greek Coins and Their Values by David R. Sear. You can also see pictures and descriptions of coins from Thessaly for research purposes at this research site, by scrolling to the section on Thessaly with much information about the coin types.
The most prominent town of ancient Thessaly was Larissa, which minted some of the most prolific coin types of that area. Many of the city's coins featured a nymph and a horse. Many of the coins of ancient Thessaly featured horses. Thessaly issued coins into the Roman times, and the types are known as Greek Imperial/ Roman Provincial. Coins discussed in this video include those of Augustus, Claudius and Gallienus.
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List of The Cities of Ancient Thessaly
Pherai, Teisiphon Tyrant of
Pherai, Alexander Tyrant of
The Thessalian League
Examples of Authentic Ancient Greek Coins of ThessalySee the coins illustrated in the video here. It is great to see what these coins look like and get to appreciate the art and history of them.
LARISSA in THESSALY 356BC Silver Drachm Nymph Horse Ancient Greek Coin i47970
LARISSA in THESSALY 420BC Silver Drachm HERO vs BULL Ancient Greek Coin i47972
Larissa in Thessaly 460BCObol Horse Lion Hydira Ancient Silver Greek Coin i46757
LARISSA in THESSALY 462BC Obol Bull Horse Ancient Silver Greek Coins i46360
Larissa in Thessaly 350BC RARE Authentic Ancient Greek Coin Nymph Horse i42111
LARISSA Thessaly THESSALIAN LEAGUE 196BC Athena Apollo Greek Coin i43487
PHARSALOS in THESSALY 400BC Athena Horse Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i49251
PHARSALOS in THESSALY 400BC Athena Horseman Footman Ancient Greek Coin i49255
PHARSALOS in THESSALY 400BC Athena Horse Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i49216
SKOTUSSA Thessaly400BC Hercules Horse Rare Ancient Silver Greek Coin i22382
Details about SKOTUSSA in THESSALY 300BC Ares Horse Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i49475
Details about KRANNON in THESSALY 400BC Horseman Hydria Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i49156
Details about Perrhaiboi in Thessaly 450BC Athena Horse Ancient Greek Silver Coin i46721
Details about Larissa Kremaste in Thessaly 300BC ACHILLES Troy Hero Ancient Greek Coin i49349
Details about MOPSION Thessaly 350BC MOPSUS v CENTAUR RARE Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i46547
Details about Greek city of Perrhaiboi in Thessaly Authentic Ancient Coin 2ndCenBC Zeus i42044
Details about GYRTON in THESSALY 400BC Zeus Cult Horse Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i37414
Details about PHALANNA in THESSALY 350BC Ares Nymph Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i49209
Details about PHAKION in THESSALY 350BC Persephone Horseman RARE Ancient Greek Coin i49477
HALOS in THESSALY 302BC Zeus Phrixus on GOLDEN Ram RARE Greek Coin i49230
Details about LAMIA in THESSALY 325BC Athena Philoktetes Trojan War Archer Greek Coin i49224
Details about PEUMA in THESSALY 302BC Achilles Trojan War Troy Hero Ancient Greek Coin i49485
Details about Pherai in Thessaly TYRANT Teisiphon 358BC Bull Horse Ancient Greek Coin i49345
Details about AUGUSTUS 27BC Thessaly Koinon ATHENA Authentic Ancient Roman Coin RARE i47217
Details about CLAUDIUS 41AD Koinon of Thessaly Thessalian League Athena Roman Coin i42048 Rare
Details about GALLIENUS 253AD Koinon of Thessaly Athena Authentic Ancient Roman Coin i49342
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