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Trihemidrachm of Corinth with Bellerophon riding Pegasos

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Obverse: Bellerophon riding bridled Pegasos, straight wing, to right. He wears petasos and chlamys, and strikes downwards with spear. Below, [inscription]. Reverse: Chimaera to left, on an exergual line across which is a slender amphora. Between the hind legs of the Chimaera [inscription]. [see...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Montagu 399); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Classical or Hellenistic Period, 338–280 B.C.

Mint

Corinth, Corinthia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1152.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm.

Accession Number

97.414

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins