Tetrobol of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Classical Period
350–338 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1139.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.68 gm.

Accession Number

01.5470

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos flying left; Greek letter koppa nearly effaced.
Reverse: Head of Aphrodite to left, with hair loose (caught only by a narrow fillet at the back of the head), wearing a stephané decorated with palmettes, a pendant earring and a bead necklace.
In field at left, Greek letter; at right, Greek letter or a phiale?

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