Coin with forepart of Pegasos

Greek
Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
ca. 400 – 310 B.C.


Mint: Troas, Scepsis

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.5 mm. Weight: 0.81 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

84.736

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos to right, body ending in horn.
Reverse: Fir-tree within linear square.
Thyrsos (?) to left outside square.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America