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Drachm of Leukas with flying Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos, bridled, with curled wing, flying right. Inscription in Greek beneath. Reverse: Head of Aphrodite left, wearing ampyx, hair rolled. Inscription in Greek to right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1952: with Charles L. Morley, 25 East 83rd Street, New York 28, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley, February 14, 1952, for $ 35.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 430–400 B.C.

Mint

Leukas, Akarnania (Islands off)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 102.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.85 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

52.57

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins