Trihemidrachm of Corinth with Bellerophon riding Pegasos
Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Corinthia, Corinth
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1151.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.07 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bellerophon riding Pegasos to right. Bellerophon wears petasos and chlamys and is striking downwards with his spear. Pegasos is flying, bridled, and has straight wing.
Inscription in Greek below.
Reverse: Chimaera to left, on an exergual line, across which is a slender amphora. Between the hind legs of the chimaera inscription in Greek.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund