Coins 101 Continental Greece. Thessaly, Larissa. AE Trichalkon, 3rd century BC. D/ Head of Achilles left. R/ Thetis seated on hippocamp left, holding shield with monogram of Achilles. Rogers 315. AE. g. 5.53 mm. 18.00 Brown patina. VF/About VF. Iliad, Book, 18: after the death of Patroklos is the armor of Achilles in the possession of Hector - so Thetis, the mother of Achilles lets make by Hephaistos a new set and gives them to her son. Most famous part of this book is the description of the shield.

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