Coin of Leukas with Bellerophon on Pegasos
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.
Mint: Akarnania (Islands off), Leukas
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.16 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bellerophon on Pegasus flying right.
Reverse: Chimaera at bay right.
In exergue: trident (?).
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour