Drachm of Leukas with flying Pegasos

Greek
Classical Period
430–400 B.C.


Mint: Akarnania (Islands off), Leukas

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 102.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 2.85 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

52.57

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, bridled, with curled wing, flying right.
Inscription beneath.
Reverse: Head of Aphrodite left, wearing ampyx, hair rolled.
Inscription to right.

Provenance

By 1952: with Charles L. Morley, 25 East 83rd Street, New York 28, N.Y.; purchased by MFA from Charles L. Morley, February 14, 1952, for $ 35.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour