Tetrobol of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Classical Period
350–338 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1140.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

01.5468

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, unbridled and with straight wing, flying to left.
Below, Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to left, wearing a pendant earring and bead necklace, her hair in a sakkos or kerchief with a dotted pattern, from which hangs a tassel.
Under her chin, Greek letter.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund