Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1133.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm.

Accession Number

01.5466

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, unbridled and with curled wing, trotting to right.
Inscription in Greek below.
Reverse: Head of Athena to left in uncrested Corinthian helmet over a leather cap. .
At right, forepart of a rushing bull and inscription in Greek.

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