Coin with forepart of Pegasos
Classical to Early Hellenistic Period
ca. 400 – 310 B.C.
Mint: Troas, Scepsis
Diameter: 8.5 mm. Weight: 0.81 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos to right, body ending in horn.
Reverse: Fir-tree within linear square.
Thyrsos (?) to left outside square.
Inscription in Greek.
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
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America