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Diobol of Erythrai with Pegasos

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Obverse: Peagasos, with curled wing, flying to right. Reverse: Shallow incuse square with a rosette or flower of twelve petals. [inscription]. [see media screen for inscription]

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, Early Classical Period, 470–450 B.C. or later

Mint

Erythrai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1839.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.47 gm.

Accession Number

01.5589

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins