Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Late Archaic Period
about 510–480 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1122.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.53 gm.

Accession Number

04.849

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bridled Pegasos to right, curled wing.
Below, Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: In incuse square head of Athena Chalinitis to right in Corinthian helmet and with bead necklace. Hair in queue behind indicated by fine lines.

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. 870); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund