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Diobol of Erythrai with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos with curled wing raised, galloping to right. Above at left a pilos. Reverse: In shallow incuse square, a rosette of flower of twelve petals. In corners [inscription]. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

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

Mint

Erythrai, Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1840.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.1023

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins