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Tetrobol of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos, unbridled and with straight wing, flying to left. Below, Greek letter koppa. Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing a pendant earring and bead necklace, her hair in a sakkos or kerchief with a dotted pattern, from which hangs a tassel. Under her chin, ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical Period, 350–338 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1140.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

01.5468

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins