Stater of Corinth with Pegasos
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
About 510–480 B.C.
Mint: Corinthia, Corinth
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1124.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.66 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
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.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund