Diobol of Erythrai with Pegasos

Greek
Early Classical Period
470–450 B.C. or later


Mint: Ionia, Erythrai

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1839.

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.47 gm.

Accession Number

01.5589

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Peagasos, with curled wing, flying to right.
Reverse: Shallow incuse square with a rosette or flower of twelve petals.
Around: inscription in Greek.

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