Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 510–500 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1121.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.41 gm.

Accession Number

04.848

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bridled Pegasos to right, with curled wing.
Below: Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: In incuse square head of Athena Chalinitis to right with Corinthian helmet and bead necklace. Hair in beaded lines.
Plain square border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 867); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund