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Diobol of Corinth with forepart of Pegasos

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Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos flying to left; curled wing. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Head of woman (Aphrodite) to right with bead necklace and earrings, hair in roll. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 893); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1156.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.858

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins