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Diobol of Corinth with forepart of Pegasos

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Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos, with curled wing, flying to left. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of Aphrodite as in 01.5471, with the addition of an earring. In field, left, A . [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Hellenistic Period, 338–280 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1155.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.37 gm.

Accession Number

01.5472

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins