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. 1156.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.29 gm.

Accession Number

04.858

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos flying to left; curled wing.
Greek letter below.
Reverse: Head of woman (Aphrodite) to right with bead necklace and earrings, hair in roll.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 893); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund