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Stater of Syracuse with Pegasos, struck under Timoleon

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Obverse: Pegasos, facing to left Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena facing to right; with inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hoffmann Collection; 1898: sale of the Hoffmann Collection, Cat. Rollin et Feuardent, Hoffmann, p. ii, 148; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 345–339 B.C.

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0452.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.68 gm.

Accession Number

08.343

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins