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. 1840.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.50 gm.

Accession Number

04.1023

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos with curled wing raised, galloping to right.
Above at left a pilos.
Reverse: In shallow incuse square, a rosette of flower of twelve petals.
Inscription in Greek in the corners.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund