Diobol of Corinth with forepart of Pegasos

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


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1155.

Dimensions

Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.37 gm.

Accession Number

01.5472

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos, with curled wing, flying to left.
Below, Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing a sakkos or kerchief with tassel, a bead necklace, and an earring.
In field left: A

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