Stater of Corinth with Pegasos

Greek
Classical Period
435–400 B.C.


Mint: Corinthia, Corinth

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1126.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.850

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bridled Pegasos prancing to left; curled wing.
Below, Greek letter koppa.
Reverse: Head of Athena to right in Corinthian helmet and with bead necklace: hair in loose locks below, eye in profile.
Behind the head a trident pointing down.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund