Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Classical or Hellenistic Period
338–280 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1150.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.56 gm.

Accession Number

01.5475

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos flying left.
Greek letter koppa below.
Reverse: Head of Athena to left, wearing a laureate, uncrested. Corinthian helmet, with a leather cap under it. She also wears a bead necklace.
In field, A P, and right a chimaera.

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