Diobol of Leukas with forepart of Pegasos

Greek
Classical Period
430–400 B.C.


Mint: Akarnania (Islands off), Leukas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1163.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 1.26 gm.

Accession Number

00.217

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of Pegasos, galloping to left.
Inscription below.
Surface corroded.
Reverse: Incuse circle, within which head of Aphrodite 3/4 front to left, with loose hair and necklace.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund