Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1130.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.56 gm.

Accession Number

01.5464

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, bridled and with straight wing, flying to right.
Below, Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: Head of Athena to right in an uncrested Corinthian helmet over a leather cap.
In field, left, a serpent with wide-open mouth.

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