Stater of Syracuse with Pegasos, struck under Timoleon

Greek
Late Classical Period
345–339 B.C.


Mint: Sicily, Syracuse

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0453.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.63 gm.

Accession Number

95.106

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos flying to left.
Reverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing Corinthian helmet.
Inscription at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund