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Tetrobol of Corinth with Pegasos

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Obverse: Pegasos with curled wing, flying to right. Under his body the Greek letter koppa. Reverse: Archaic head of Athena in Corinthian helmet, profile to right. Hair falls in straight lines on forehead. She wears a necklace.

Provenance

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 Archaic Period, about 510–480 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1123.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

95.136

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins