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Drachm of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos flying to left. Below: Greek letter koppa Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to left, laureate, with hair loose, and wearing a pendant earring and a bead necklace. In the field, right, Greek letter delta. (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 Early Hellenistic Period, about 350–300 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1138.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.72 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

01.5469

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins