Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
About 510–480 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1124.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.66 gm.

Accession Number

01.5461

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, bridled and with curled wing, flying to right.
Below, Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: Incuse square, within which head of Athena Chalinitis to right, wearing an uncrested Corinthian helmet and bead-necklace. Hair in dotted, straight lines, in queue behind.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund