Stater of Thyrrheion with Pegasos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
279–188 B.C.


Mint: Akarnania, Thyrrheion

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1159.

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.66 gm.

Accession Number

04.792

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos prancing to left.
Greek letter below.
Reverse: Head of Athena to left with Corinthian helmet pushed back and pearl necklace. In field at left above, earring; Greek letters below chin and behind head.

Provenance

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

Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund