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Stater of of the Dyrrhachioi with flying Pegasos

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Obverse: Bridled Pegasus, with pointed wings, flying right. Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena left. At right, club and Greek letter sigma. Inscription in Greek at left. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG, April 13, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 350–300 B.C.

Mint

Epidamnos (the Dyrrhachioi), Illyricum

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

66.250

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins