Stater of Leukas with Pegasos

Greek
Classical Period
430–400 B.C.


Mint: Akarnania (Islands off), Leukas

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1162.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.62 gm.

Accession Number

00.216

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Pegasos, bridled and with curled wing, galloping to right.
Inscription below.
Reverse: Incuse oval, within which head of Athena, of fine style to right, wearing Corinthian helmet without crest. Hair loose and flying.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund