Stater of Argos Amphilochikon with Pegasos

Greek
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
350–270 B.C.


Mint: Akarnania, Argos Amphilochikon

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1158.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

20.766

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasus with pointed wing galloping left.
Inscription in Greek below.
Reverse: Head of Athena left wearing over leather cap Corinthian helmet.
In field right crested helmet.
Inscription in Greek at left.

(Note the media are labelled incorrectly. Pegasus actually has a single letter below and Athena a group of 4 letters.)

Provenance

By date unknown: with C. T. Seltman; 1920: purchased by MFA from C. T. Seltman from sale of Shurtleff duplicates

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins