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Coin of Skepsis with forepart of Pegasos

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Obverse: Forepart of Pegasus left. Reverse: Fir-tree within linear square. At left, thyrsos. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 400–310 B.C.

Mint

Skepsis, Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.776

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins