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. 1148.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.40 gm.

Accession Number

04.856

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos flying to left; straight wing.
Greek letter koppa below.
Reverse: Head of Athena to left wearing bead necklace and Corinthian helmet with neck-piece: hair loose below. Around the helmet is a wreath.
Greek letters below.
Behind, an eagle standing to left, head to right.

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund