Trihemidrachm of Corinth with Bellerophon riding Pegasos
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
Mint: Corinthia, Corinth
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1152.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bellerophon riding bridled Pegasos, straight wing, to right.
He wears petasos and chlamys, and strikes downwards with spear.
Greek letter below.
Reverse: Chimaera to left, on an exergual line across which is a slender amphora. Inscription in Greek between the hind legs of the Chimaera.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Montagu 399);
1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund