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Stater of Thyrrheion with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos prancing to left. Below, [inscription] Reverse: Head of Athena to left with Corinthian helmet pushed back and pearl necklace. In field at left above, earring; below chin and behind head, [inscriptions] (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 279–188 B.C.

Mint

Thyrrheion, Akarnania

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1159.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.66 gm.

Accession Number

04.792

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins