Stater of Syracuse with Pegasos, struck under Timoleon

Greek
Late Classical Period
345–339 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0452.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.68 gm.

Accession Number

08.343

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, facing to left
Reverse: Helmeted head of Athena facing to right.
Inscription in Greek at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hoffmann Collection; 1898: sale of the Hoffmann Collection, Cat. Rollin et Feuardent, Hoffmann, p. ii, 148; by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund