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Diobol of Leukas with forepart of Pegasos

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Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos, galloping to left. Below, [inscription]. Surface corroded. Reverse: Incuse circle, within which head of Aphrodite 3/4 front to left, with loose hair and necklace. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 430–400 B.C.

Mint

Leukas, Akarnania (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1163.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.26 gm.

Accession Number

00.217

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins