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Trihemidrachm of Corinth with Bellerophon riding Pegasos

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Obverse: Bellerophon riding Pegasos to right. Bellerophon wears petasos and chlamys and is striking downwards with his spear. Pegasos is flying, bridled, and has straight wing. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Chimaera to left, on an exergual line, across which is a slender amphora. Between...

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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 or Early Hellenistic Period, 338–280 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1151.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.07 gm.

Accession Number

01.5467

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins