Tetrobol of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 510–480 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1123.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 2.75 gm.

Accession Number

95.136

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos with curled wing, flying to right.
Greek letter under his body.
Reverse: Archaic head of Athena in Corinthian helmet, profile to right.
Hair falls in straight lines on forehead. She wears a necklace.

Provenance

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