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Stater of Syracuse with Pegasos, struck under Timoleon

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Obverse: Pegasos to left. Reverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Greek inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

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

Mint

Syracuse, Sicily

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0453.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.63 gm.

Accession Number

95.106

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins