Tetradrachm of Argilos with Pegasos

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 500–480 B.C.


Mint: Macedonia, Argilos

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 12.94 gm.

Accession Number

1997.86

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasus walking right.
Reverse: Quadripartite incuse square.

Provenance

By 1997: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Post Office Box 479, Lancaster, PA 17608 (Classical Numismatic Group, Auction 42, The New York Marriott World Trade Center, Three World Trade Center, New York 10048, May 29-30, 1997, lot 223); purchased by MFA at auction 42; accessioned June 25, 1997

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour