Stater of of the Dyrrhachioi with flying Pegasos

Greek
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 350–300 B.C.


Mint: Illyricum, Epidamnos (the Dyrrhachioi)

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

66.250

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bridled Pegasus, with pointed wings, flying right.
Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena to left.
At right, club and Greek letter sigma.
Inscription in Greek at left.

Provenance

By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG, April 13, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour