Coin of Leukas with flying Pegasos

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
4th century B.C.


Mint: Akarnania (Islands off), Leukas

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.83 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

65.727

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasus flying right.
Reverse: Ornamented trident.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour