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Tetradrachm of Argilos with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasus to left. Reverse: Incuse.

Provenance

By 1987: with NumismatiK Lanz München, Maximiliansplatz 10, 8000 Munich 2 (Lanz Auction 42, November 23, 1987, lot 165); 1987: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York; year-end gift of Dennis P. Devine to MFA, December 1987; accessioned January 20, 1988

Credit Line

Gift of Dennis P. Devine

Greek, Late Archaic Period, about 500 B.C.

Mint

Argilos, Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm.

Accession Number

1987.706

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins